Senegal – Meeting of Jean-Yves Le Drian with Mr Amadou Ba, Foreign Minister of Senegal (22 Jan. 2020)

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Mr Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, met today with his Senegalese counterpart, Mr Amadou Ba.

The Ministers spoke about regional security challenges, particularly the creation of an international coalition for the Sahel announced at the Pau Summit on 13 January 2020 and ways to step up regional efforts to tackle terrorism.

Following the France-Senegal Intergovernmental Seminar co-chaired by the Prime Minister, which was held in Dakar on 17 November 2019, Mr Le Drian and his Senegalese counterpart took stock of the progress of different economic, academic and cultural projects, which help develop our bilateral relationship.