During the meeting held on Wednesday 13th June, the member States of the United Nations Security Council declared their concern regarding various issues in the Central Africa subregion.
Under the presidency of the Russian Federation, a detailed report was heard from the representative of the General Secretary for Central Africa, Francois Lounceny Fall, who described the achievements and challenges for the area.
The Republic of Equatorial Guinea, represented by Job Obiang Esono Mbengono, as First Deputy Permanent Ambassador, first condemned the attack of 10th June in Central African Republic, resulting in the death of a member of the peace-keeping forces from Burundi, and left another wounded.
Furthermore, the Deputy Ambassador made it clear that the political situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Central African Republic are challenges for the region, and political solutions must be provided through dialogue.
The concern regarding the constant threat from the Islamist group Boko Haram, the reappearance of Ebola in DRC, and terrorism, were some of the areas in which Obiang Esono Mbengono asked for more attention from the international community, in order to combine efforts and put a stop to these situations.
Source: Official Web Page of the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea