Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. Nicolas Tiangaye, Prime Minister of the Central African Republic (CAR)
New York, 14 May 2013
The Secretary-General met with H. E. Mr. Nicolas Tiangaye, Prime Minister of the Central African Republic (CAR), on 13 May 2013. He expressed his support to the Prime Minister and to the legitimacy he derives from the Libreville Agreements and the N’Djamena Declaration.
He emphasized that the establishment of credible institutions and an inclusive process are critical for the success of the transition. The Secretary-General reiterated his deep concern over the continued grave violations of human rights across the country and the deteriorating humanitarian situation.
He indicated that it is imperative to stop these abuses and to ensure that the perpetrators are held accountable. The Secretary-General discussed the ongoing security crisis in the CAR and advocated for increased access to the local population in need. He also reiterated the strong commitment of the United Nations to continue to support the transitional process.