Friday, October 23, 2015

Why USAFRICOM Commander was Recieved at Unity Palace

An audience to advance the partnership between Cameroon and the United States of America in the fight against Boko Haram has been granted by the President of the Republic His Excellency Paul BIYA to General David RODRIGUEZ, Commander of the US Africa Command. The audience at Unity Palace this Friday 16 October 2015, was also attended by the US Ambassador to Cameroon, Michael HOZA.
Speaking to the press shortly after the audience, General RODRIGUEZ reaffirmed the partnership of the United States of America with Cameroon in the fight against Boko Haram. He expressed his sincere condolences to the families of soldiers and civilians who have been killed as a result of the activities of the terrorists.
The General talked about the importance of intelligence in the face of the present tactics used by Boko Haram which has resorted to suicide bombings to instil fear into the population. The partnership with Cameroon, he went on, will be enhanced to include training of soldiers to handle explosives and to detect the enemy.
At the end of the audience, General RODRIGUEZ exchanged gifts with the President of the Republic, as a sign of the profound friendship between Cameroon and the United States of America.
source: PRC

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