Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

09 February 2019

Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda

Today, on the margins of the African Union Summit, the Secretary-General met with H.E. Mr. Paul Kagame, the President of the Republic of Rwanda.

The Secretary-General commended the President for his leadership of the African Union reform process during his tenure as Chairperson. He expressed the United Nations commitment to deepening the strategic partnership with the African Union. They also exchanged views on the main peace, security and humanitarian challenges facing the Great Lakes region.

Addis Ababa, 9 February 2019
Stéphane Dujarric
Spokesman for the Secretary-General