During a ceremony of exchange of salutations with the diplomatic community accredited to Congo, the president of the Republic of Congo, Denis Sassou Nguesso caught the opportunity to declare a conference of the United Nations Standing Advisory Committee on Security Questions in Central Africa that will be held in DRC.
This meeting, planned for 12 to 16 January, will concentrate on the goal of peace in the region, President Denis Sassou Nguesso said. He reiterated his country’s commitment to the principles of good neighbourliness, friendship, solidarity between peoples, cooperation and non-interference.
At the same matter, the President strongly condemned the rebel attacks in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), while prioritising peace and negotiation initiatives to bring calm and security to the east of the country.
He added that his country is available and open to Africa and the world based on five principles: dialogue and mediation, conflict resolution, promotion of multilateralism, peacekeeping, confronting and ending crisis situations and strengthening efforts for development.