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UN Security Council Visits EUFOR RCA in Bangu

UN Security Council Visits EUFOR RCA in BanguiUN Security Council Visits EUFOR RCA in Bangui

16/03/2015

A mission of the United Nations Security Council visited EUFOR last week in order to assess the situation in the Central African Republic.

Representatives of the 15 members of the organization currently chaired by France arrived in Bangui for a 48 hours stay, and attended meetings with transition authorities and the international community.

UN Security Council Visits EUFOR RCA in Bangui

The group was welcomed in camp UCATEX by General Philippe Pontiès, Operational Commander of EUFOR RCA, and was briefed on the work and the results obtained by European soldiers.

According to the French ambassador to the United Nations, François Delattre, the visit aims in supporting efforts to end the crisis and move towards stability after more than a year of hostilities between former Séléka rebels and anti-Balaka militia.

UN Security Council Visits EUFOR RCA in Bangui

Meanwhile, US Ambassador, Samantha Power assessed that security conditions have improved, although thousands of people remain displaced.

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