Moussa Faki Mahamat, Antony J. Blinken Discuss on African Security –

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Addis Ababa, February 09, 2022 (Walta) – African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat discussed on political and security matters in Africa with US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken.

The two sides have discussed possible ways forward on political and security matters in Africa, including Sudan, Mali, and Burkina Faso and the need to bolster democracy in the continent.

The Chairperson noted on his twitter page that they also discussed issues of mutual interest in preparation for the high-level AU-USA political consultations slated for next month in Washington DC.

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken on his part reaffirmed U.S. prioritization of important partnership with AU, particularly in initiatives to strengthen democratic institutions in furtherance of peace and security resulting from the recent 2022 AU Heads of State Summit.

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