The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Agapito Mba Mokuy, granted separate audiences in his office at the ministerial headquarters, to the ambassador from the United States, Julie Furuta-Toy; France, Fred Constant, and the representative from the United Nations Population Fund, Mady Biaye.
The United States ambassador to Equatorial Guinea, Julie Furuta-Toy, was the first to meet the minister. Speaking to the press after the meeting, she declared that “We are drawing up an annual report on human trafficking in Equatorial Guinea; for that reason we are working together in order to write the report to combat this practice, because in Equatorial Guinea there are laws condemning this practice. We also spoke about United Nations matters regarding the position of Equatorial Guinea as Non-permanent Member of the Security Council; we want to help Equatorial Guinea because there is a lot of work in that regard”.
With the Ambassador from France the main topic was also the incorporation of our country as Non-permanent Member of the United Nations Security Council. Furthermore, they spoke about cooperation between France and Equatorial Guinea, and also about the visit to our country of the Director Charged with the United Nations from the French Ministry for Foreign Relations.
The French Government has offered the ministry training courses for Equatoguinean diplomats in the specific matters of the United Nations. We are going to work together for the mandate of Equatorial Guinea on the United Nations Security Council”, said Fred Constant.
Source: Official Web Page of the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea