Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, received Augustine Mahiga, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tanzania, today.
Jean-Yves Le Drian and his interlocutor discussed the economic and political reforms underway in Tanzania. They discussed relations between the EU and Tanzania and prospects for the resumption of dialogue between the two parties.
Regional issues, notably the political situation in the Great Lakes Region, as well as our cooperation within the multilateral forums, were discussed.
The ministers took stock of our bilateral relations and our cooperation in the economic, cultural and academic fields. Jean-Yves Le Drian expressed France’s determination to strengthen its ties with Tanzania, a great East African nation, which, over the course of its rich history, has been a center of stability and a source of inspiration in Africa.