Ghana and Burkina Faso reaffirm commitment to joint fight against terrorism
Ghana and Burkina Faso have reaffirmed their commitment to collaborating in the region of West Africa to fight terrorism.
After delivering a message from President Nana Akufo-Addo to the head of Burkina Faso, Ibrahim Traore, on Wednesday, December 21, 2022, in Ouagadougou, Ghana’s Minister of National Security, Albert Kan-Dapaah, revealed this to press.
Security chiefs and representatives from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration were part of the high-level Ghanaian delegation that was led by Kan-Dapaah.
ALSO CHECK: Biography of the NUGS Secretary Ransford Tege
After the meeting, Kan-Dapaah spoke to the media and said that the two nations “reviewed the strong cooperation between them and clarified to their mutual satisfaction recent reported discussions between Ghana and the United States with regard to the needed partnerships for sustainable peace in the region.”
He claimed that both nations have reiterated their commitment to working together in the fight against terrorism, and he welcomed the Accra Initiative’s early operationalization to help Burkina Faso beat the terrorists who have caused the country’s people immense suffering.
In that regard, he continued, “we addressed the specific support Ghana has pushed for Burkina Faso in the Accra Initiative and ECOWAS and urged on West African states to move swiftly on the topic.
The two nations also emphasized the significance of helping vulnerable communities become resilient and providing assistance to people who have been uprooted or lost their livelihoods, and they urged for sincere cooperation with the international community in these areas.
Burkina Faso and Ghana agreed to conduct talks more frequently.
Earlier, a retinue of religious and traditional elders welcomed Kan-Dapaah and his delegation. They resolved to look into the prospect of regular visitor exchanges with their counterparts in Ghana after affirming the shared histories and cultures of Burkina Faso and Ghana.
THANK YOU for constantly reading stories on Ghreact.com. Kindly like, follow, comment and SHARE stories on all social media platforms for more entertaining updates! Do you have content that you want to be featured on Ghreact.com? Reach out to us via Email at firstname.lastname@example.org or on WhatsApp at 0541505614.