Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Equatorial Guinea and Mali Create Joint Cooperation Commission

The Republic of Equatorial Guinea and the Republic of Mali recently signed a framework of economic cooperation agreements, as well as a cultural, scientific, and technical agreement to create a joint cooperation commission between the two nations.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Agapito Mba Mokuy, worked with his Malian counterpart, Abdoulaye Diouf, to sign three cooperation agreements with the Republic of Mali after several days of meetings between the two nations.

Minister of Civil Aviation and Transportation, Fausto Abeso Smoke, and his Malian counterpart, Seinabou Diop, signed an air transport agreement.

The agreements are the result of high-level talks between the President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, HE Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, and President of the Republic of Mali, SE Ibrahim Boubacar Keita.

The two leaders discussed the importance of bilateral cooperation, as well as the prevalence of instability in some African countries.

Obiang also congratulated Mali for their efforts to restore peace in their country.