Cameroon – Visit by Jean-Yves Le Drian (23-25 October 2019)


Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, is visiting Cameroon from 23 to 25 October.

He will meet with President Paul Biya and the leaders of the political parties represented in Cameroon’s parliament, as well as the main facilitators of the major national dialogue which took place from September 30 to October 4, aimed at providing a response to the crisis in the country’s English-speaking regions. Jean-Yves Le Drian will urge his interlocutors to maintain the momentum of the dialogue initiated. He will express France’s support for the implementation of the conclusions of the major national dialogue, notably with respect to decentralization.

The minister will reaffirm France’s support for Cameroon in the fight against terrorism, in particular with respect to the fight against the terrorist group, Boko Haram, which continues to be a threat in the far north of the country. He will meet with representatives of the populations affected by this scourge.

Jean-Yves Le Drian will meet with French and Cameroonian entrepreneurs in Douala to talk about cooperation and economic development projects between our two countries.