On the second day of the AFRICA CEO FORUM 2016, the President of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, H.E.M. Alassane Ouattara and the President of the Republic of Ghana, H.E.M. John Dramani Mahama, in a special panel discussed the place of the African economies in the world and the need to strengthen regional integration and intra-African trade.
President of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, H.E.M. Alassane Ouattara and the President of the Republic of Ghana, H.E.M. John Dramani Mahama
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, 22 March 2016, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- About recent attacks in Mali and Côte d’Ivoire, President Alassane Ouattara said the security threat “must not undermine regional integration as our countries separately are small in size with low population with few exceptions “. Ghana’s President, Mr. John Dramani Mahama hopes these attacks will rather push for strengthening regional cooperation: “We must share our intellignece and anti-terror means”, he stated.
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