US parliamentarians demand US intervention in Cameron

Posted on 06.01.2021 at 10:35 am by Christian Djimadeu

A collective of American parliamentarians then invites the United States government and the international community to get involved in the resolution of the conflict. In addition, he welcomes the passing of a resolution calling on the Cameroonian authorities and the armed separatist groups in the English-speaking regions of the North West and South West to end all violence.

Resolution 684 was passed in the Senate with an amendment and a preamble amended by unanimous consent on January 1, 2021, can be read on the website of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the United States Senate Foreign Relations. ” The American senators (…) applauded the recent passage of the Senate of their resolution calling on the government of Cameroon and the armed separatist groups in the English-speaking regions of the North West and South West to put an end to all violence. , respect the human rights of all Cameroonians and participate in truly inclusive exchanges national mediation to resolve the ongoing civil conflict in English-speaking Cameroon ».

The main provisions of the resolution are to encourage all parties to the Anglophone conflict in Cameroon to: Conclude and maintain an immediate ceasefire; guarantee humanitarian access and unhindered assistance to the North West and South West regions; exercise restraint and ensure that political demonstrations are peaceful; put in place a credible process for an inclusive dialogue that includes all relevant stakeholders to achieve a lasting political solution that respects the rights and freedoms of all the Cameroonian people.

These American senators claim that “ this is only the first step in the role that the international community, including the United States, must play “. They also indicate that ” Because of the leadership shown by the United States Senate, we look forward to the United States taking further concrete steps to encourage meaningful participation in conflict resolution processes, so that the people of the Northwest and South regions -western Cameroon can begin to recover from this dark period. »

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They are Jim Risch (R-Idaho), Chairman of the Senate Committee on External Relations, and Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Rank Member of the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Security Civil, Democracy, Human Rights and Global Women’s Issues, with Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Ed Markey (D-Mass.), James Lankford (R-Okla.), Chris Coons (D -Del.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Mark Warner (D-Va.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Tim Kaine (D-Va.), Cory Booker (DN.J.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio ), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Tina Smith (D-Minn.), And Chris Murphy (D-Conn.),

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