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Cameroon: French President Macron phones Biya over Ngarbuh incident

French President Emmanuel Macron phoned his Cameroonian counterpart Paul Biya on Sunday, March 1 as both men discussed on the…

French President Emmanuel Macron phoned his Cameroonian counterpart Paul Biya on Sunday, March 1 as both men discussed on the political climate in the country, a statement from the French Presidency has revealed.

Anti-Macron protests in Cameroon did not deter the French President from keeping to his words and calling Biya as he promised to a Cameroonian activist in France last weekend.

According to a statement from the French Presidency, both men discussed on the need for an impartial investigation into the Ngarbuh killings on February 14.

A Human Rights Watch reports accuses the Cameroonian army of carrying out voluntary killings on civilians in Ngarbuh lthough Cameroonian authorities continue to dismiss the report as they army claims only five civilians died.

During the telephone conversation between the two Presidents, they promised to stay in contact and continue discussion on intiatives taken during the Major National Dialogue to solve the crisis in Cameroon, a statement from Elysée said.

 

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