Thursday, 17 May 2018

Breaking News - Anglophone Crisis Raised In U.K. Parliament

Anglophone crisis has been raised in the House of Commons – the United Kingdom’s lower house of Parliament with a request from the government as to what it is doing over the situation.

The issue was raised by MP Jessica Morden (Labour Party member for Newport East) who wanted answers over the security crisis and the resultant refugee crisis in the Central African country.

Her question directed to the British Minister for Africa, Harriet Baldwin also demanded ‘a meaningful process to address the issue and to end the violence.’
Breaking News - Anglophone Crisis Raised In U.K. Parliament
In response, Baldwin reiterated the U.K. stance that there was the need for cessation of violence by parties and more than anything for the process of inclusive dialogue given that key polls are slated for later this year. Below are her full remarks:
“I am delighted Mr. Speaker that she has managed to get this important issue on the Order Paper and for discussion here in the House of Commons because it is a serious situation, there violence from all sides in Cameroon, we are extremely concerned about the situation.

“And we are encouraging not only the government but all Cameroonians to participate in the process of inclusive dialogue. It’s an election year and this must take place in peace without resorting to violence.”

Source - Anglophone Crisis Raised In U.K. Parliament
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