C Africa, Chad discuss security threats
07 May 2012, 11:03
Libreville - Central African Republic President
Francois Bozize and his Chadian counterpart Idriss Deby Itno discussed
security on their shared border at a meeting in Bangui, a joint
statement said on Sunday.
The two heads of state agreed to
address recurring security threats facing both countries, especially in a
changing geopolitical context in North Africa.
said senior officials from Central Africa (CAR) and Chad would soon meet
to discuss ways to face down armed bandits who endanger travel in both
Chadian rebels against Deby's rule often take refuge in CAR and carry out attacks on roads connecting the two countries.
leaders also stressed their firm opposition to unconstitutional change
in Africa, in the wake of recent coups in Mali and Guinea-Bissau that
derailed upcoming elections.