H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo made on Wednesday, February 25, a short visit to the city of N’Djamena, the capital of the Republic of Chad, to meet with his counterpart, H.E. Idriss Deby Itno, Chairman of the Economic Community of States Central African States (ECCAS), in order to report on the visit he made to Nigeria and Ghana where, along with H.E. Denis Sassou Nguesso, he met with the presidents of the two countries, acting as mediators for the ECCAS.
In Chad, H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo and H.E. Idriss Deby, assisted by members of the Government and presidential advisors in their respective countries, held a working session in which they highlighted the value of the solidarity that should exist between the peoples of the subregion and strengthening the cooperation between the ECCAS and ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States), to take up the fight against the terrorist group Boko Haram.
Since being appointed mediators in the last Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Council for Peace and Security in Africa (COPAX), held in the city of Yaounde (Cameroon), presidents H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo and H.E. Denis Sassou Nguesso held two meetings with their counterparts from Nigeria and Ghana, H.E. Goodluck Jonathan and H.E. John Dramani Mahama, respectively, aimed at finding ways to eradicate the Islamist terrorist group.
The current Chairman of the ECCAS, Idriss Deby Itno, personally received and saw off his Equatorial Guinean counterpart at the Hassan Djamuss Airport of N’Djamena.
Text: Maria Jesus Nsang Nguema
Photos: Manuel Mangue
(Presidential Press Team)
Equatorial Guinea’s Press and Information Office