President Ping receives the letters of credences of the new ambassador of France to UA.
Mr Jean Ping, Président de la Commission of the Union African, received, on Monday, May 11th, 2009, to its office in the office of the Union African to Addis Abéba, the letters of credences of Mr Jean-Christophe Belliard, new Ambassador of France to the Union African.
The meeting was the opportunity of an exchange of views on the political questions an hour, notably the situation of peace and security in Africa, as well as on ways and means to consolidate more the links of collaboration and solidarity between the Union African and France.
The president Nicolas Sarkozy was accepted by the assembly of the Union African on January 30th, 2011.
The President, who chairs G8 and G20, underlined that it was a big honour made in France because, for the first time since 1963, a leader of the French State was invited to express himself in this surrounding wall which represents the identity of the Africain continent.
The leader of the State notably called to a quick reform, in the course of the year 2011, of the Security Council of the UNO, so that Africa is better represented there.