-The discussions focused on security, institutional, climatic, demographic, economic and social development challenges in the Sahel

The Malian President of the Transition, Colonel Assimi Goïta received, on Thursday, in audience, the President of the Independent High Level Panel on Security and Development in the Sahel, Mahamadou Issoufou, former President of the Republic of Niger, indicated the Malian presidency.

Discussions with the President of the Transition, Colonel Assimi Goïta focused mainly on security, institutional, climatic, demographic, economic and social development challenges in the Sahel.

At the head of a strong delegation that came to discuss security and development in the Sahel, Mahamadou Issoufou declared, on leaving the audience: “I have just been received by the President of the Transition. Our interview focused mainly on the challenges facing our region, the Sahel”.

The former Nigerien president stresses that “we have noted together that all these challenges are intertwined”, affirming that the assessment mission entrusted to him by the Secretary General of the United Nations, in relation to the African Union, ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) and the G5 Sahel, was also discussed.

This assessment mission on security and development in the Sahel not only concerns the geographical Sahel, but also certain countries of the Sahara and the Gulf of Guinea.

According to him, this mission aims to assess the different strategies that are being implemented and that are currently underway in order to face the various challenges already mentioned.

“It is a question of carrying out this assessment and making proposals and recommendations in order to combine the efforts of all the actors, the States and their partners, to be more effective in order to provide more relevant responses to the challenges. encountered by our common space,” he said.

For his part, Colonel Assimi Goïta, said on his twitter account: “We have a convergence of views on the Sahel and share the need to pool efforts without interference and in sincerity”.

As a reminder, Mali, like Niger, Burkina Faso and Chad, have fallen into insecurity over the past decade, requiring the deployment of international and regional forces, without any real progress so far, given terrorist attacks and communal conflicts that rock the region.

SOURCE: https://www.aa.com.tr/en/

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