New York: Biya shies away from Trump meeting
President Paul Biya, who has been present in New York City since September 17, 2017, did not participate in a meeting summoned by US President Donald Trump on Monday (September 18th).
Before the opening of the General Debate of the 72nd Ordinary Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Tuesday, 19 September 2017, the new US President, Donald Trump had invited almost all the Heads of State and Government present in the US metropolis for the 72nd Ordinary Session of the UN General Assembly.
By some strange happenstance, the Cameroonian dictator did not go to the Trump meeting. Cameroon Intelligence Report learned that Biya sent the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Le Jeune Mbella Mbella and the Minister Minister of the Civil Cabinet of the Presidency of the Republic Martin Belinga Eboutou to represent him. The objective of the meeting organized by Trump was to find ways and means to enhance the effectiveness of the United Nations in its missions.
Pro Biya media gurus have however opined that Cameroon’s position is clear on the issue raised by President Trump. That Cameroon supports the reform of the United Nations and in particular the Security Council. Pending the outcome of the meeting, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the reform of the UN’s post-WWII constitution will focuse on people and results.
By Chi Prudence Asong, CIR