Cameroon's President Paul Biya (left) with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron in Lyon in October 2019.
Cameroon's President Paul Biya (left) with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron in Lyon in October 2019. © Maxime Jegat/Photo PQR/Le Progrès/MaxPPP
In late April, Cameroon signed a new military cooperation agreement with Moscow, prompting an immediate diplomatic reaction from France. Christophe Bigot, Africa director at the foreign ministry, travelled in person to Yaoundé, and at one point a visit by Emmanuel Macron was even envisaged. [...] (752 words)
Issue dated 12/05/2022 Reading time 4 minutes
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