Friday, May 26, 2017

Equatorial Guinea Strengthens UN Relations Ahead of Security Council Elections, Opens Diplomatic Relations with Kazakhstan

The Republic of Equatorial Guinea has strengthened United Nations (UN) relations ahead of the key Security Council elections, for which Equatorial Guinea is vying for a seat.

Equatorial Guinea officially opened diplomatic relations with fellow UN member the Republic of Kazakhstan in an effort to strengthen bilateral cooperation and areas of mutual collaboration.

The Equatorial Guinea Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Salomón Nfa Ndong, and Permanent Representative before the UN, Anatolio Ndong Mba, and the Ambassador to the United States, Miguel Ntutumu Evuna Andeme, met with the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kairat Umarov.

The meeting, which took place at the Equatorial Guinea Permanent Mission in New York, aimed to promote increased bilateral understanding and mutual collaboration.

Equatorial Guinea has requested to become a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council and called for more equitable representation in order to tackle new challenges in the world today.