Cameroon: UN Secretary-General Urges Dialogue to Resolve Grievances

President Paul Biya (VOA)

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The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has urged all stakeholders in the violence in south-west and north-west regions of Cameroon to refrain from any further acts of violence, reported the UN News Service.

Mr. Guterres strongly condemning the recent violence which claimed some lives called on the authorities to investigate the incidents.
Speaking through his spokesperson, the Secretary-General urged "political leaders on both sides to appeal to their followers to refrain from any further acts of violence, and to unequivocally condemn all actions that undermine the peace, stability and unity of the country."
He encouraged representatives of the Anglophone community to respond to the dialogue called by the authorities, so that solutions to the community's grievances could be reached within the framework of the Cameroonian constitution.
The Secretary-General reiterates the support of the United Nations for such efforts, through the UN Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA), added the report.
Photo: President Paul Biya (VOA)