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EU Representative for Sahel: ‘President of Republic Truly Man of Vision’

Nouakchott,  09/11/2021
On 9 November, the President of the Republic, His Excellency Mohamed Ould Cheikh El Ghazouani received, at the Presidential Palace, Mrs. Emanuela Del Re, the special representative of the European Union (EU) for the Sahel.


Soon after the meeting, EUSR for the Sahel indicated, in a statement to the Mauritanian news agency, that Mauritania and the European Union are linked by a new strategy. He stressed that the EU is aware of the importance of the position of Mauritania and its role in the G-5 Sahel.

She said that the meeting allowed her to notice that the President of the Republic has a clear vision of the development of the Sahel zone while appreciating his awareness of the close link between security and development.

Ms. Emanuela Del Re explained that the EU, which shares this vision with Mauritania, would continue to support the G-5 Sahel to overcome its difficulties. She highlighted the tangible progress made by the Group.

The special representative assured that the EU attaches importance to cooperation with Mauritania, affirming that the Union is one of the most important partners of our country.
She added the EU is determined to strengthen cooperation between the two parties in the interest of the populations, especially in the interior of the country to improve their living conditions.

She indicated that she discussed with the President of the Republic the situation in Mali and the possibilities to assist it to overcome its current situation, saying that the EU had taken note of the ECOWAS decision.


The was attended by Mr. Mohamed Ahmed Ould Mohamed Lemine, the Director of Cabinet of the President of the Republic, Mr. Mohamed Lamine Ould Aboy Ould Cheikh El Hadramy, Officer in Charge of Special Duties at the Presidency of the Republic, and Ambassador Gwilym Jones, the Head of Delegation of the European Union to Mauritania.
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