He talks about democracy in Africa and very concerned about what is happening in Uganda and Cameroon.
Heard at length before the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Senate of the United States of America on January 19, the day before President Biden’s inauguration, the new Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke to members of the Upper House of Congress on the socio-political and security situation that prevails in two African countries still marked by the tyranny of two strong men in power for more than thirty, or even about forty years.
The evocation of the miserable situation of these countries where the leaders make it a point of honor to win the elections, in this case the presidential election, this even though they total against them all the feelings of detestation of the peoples of which they shamelessly steal votes and violate democratic aspirations, was an opportunity for the new boss of American diplomacy to show the interest of the United States version Joe Biden for a more active participation in the resolution of the crises in which these countries are stuck.
The United States must actively participate in the resolution of the situation in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon where populations are victims of multifaceted violence, Mr. Blinken said.
Click here to read the full hearing of the new Secretary of State, and from precisely 1:50 am to hear his speech on the situation in Cameroon.
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