African Union – Election of the new chairperson of the AU Commission (February 3, 2017)


The minister telephoned Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson-elect of the African Union Commission.

He congratulated him on his election and assured him of France’s commitment to working in close partnership with the African Union in all areas. France is committed to strengthening African crisis response capabilities and will support all African Union initiatives to that end.

Mr. Ayrault and Mr. Faki also discussed the issues of Libya, Mali, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic.