Source: United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office |

Cameroon: Minister for Africa calls for restraint and dialogue following violence

The UK's Minister for Africa has called for restraint and dialogue following violence in the North-West region of Cameroon

The UK continues to support all credible peacebuilding initiatives and remains ready to work with the Government of Cameroon

LONDON, United Kingdom, February 19, 2020/APO Group/ --

The UK’s Minister for Africa James Duddridge said:

I’m appalled by the killing of civilians, including children, on Friday 14 February in Ngarbruh in the North-West Region of Cameroon. My thoughts and deep condolences are with the families and friends of those killed. There must be an urgent and transparent investigation into what happened, and those responsible must held accountable.

The UK continues to support all credible peacebuilding initiatives and remains ready to work with the Government of Cameroon and international partners to bring peace to the North-West and South-West (Anglophone) regions.

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