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SECRETARY-GENERAL WELCOMES DONORS’ ROUND TABLE ON CENTRAL AFRICAN
REPUBLIC, CALLS FOR GENEROUS SUPPORT OF COUNTRY’S PEACE EFFORTS
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:
The Secretary-General welcomes the holding in Brussels tomorrow of the Donors’ Round Table on the Central African Republic, to mobilize financial resources for implementation of the country’s development programmes. He thanks the European Commission for hosting this important event.
The Secretary-General commends the Government of the Central African Republic and its partners for the progress made so far in reforming and revitalizing its economy in order to promote sustainable development. He calls upon the international community to provide generous support to help the country restore lasting peace through inclusive political dialogue, socio-economic development and strengthened national institutions.
He reaffirms the readiness of the United Nations to continue to support efforts to stabilize the Central African Republic.
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