The Ambassador presents his credentials to Dr. Zuma [fr]
H. Exc. Mr Frédéric Bontems, Ambassador of France in Ethiopia and to the African Union (AU), presented his credentials to Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson of the AU Commission, on October 6th, 2016.
Dr. Zuma seized this occasion to underline the quality of relations between the AU and France. The President of the Commission called for the strengthening of our cooperation to the common challenges of terrorism, security and global issues – including climate change.
The Ambassador said that France would continue to actively support the African Union, bilaterally and through the European Union and hailed AU’s commitment to regional crises in Africa.