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US Department of State: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Central African Republic President Faustin Archange Touadera

WASHINGTON (STL.News) – The US Department of State release the following:

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:?

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with Central African Republic (CAR) President Faustin Archange Touadera in Washington, D.C.  The Secretary affirmed U.S.-CAR relations and underscored strong support for President Touadera’s efforts to bring lasting stability and security to the Central African people by implementing the recently signed peace agreement.  The two leaders exchanged views on a variety of key issues, including institutionalizing democratic reforms, creating a more inclusive and transparent business environment to revitalize the CAR economy, and ensuring justice for victims of war crimes.  President Touadera also expressed his commitment to building an inclusive government and fighting impunity.

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