EAC Sec Gen briefs Germany envoy on Burundi, S.Sudan situation
The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United Republic of Tanzania, and also accredited to the EAC bloc, Egon Kochanke, last week paid a courtesy call to Liberat Mfumukeko, the Secretary General of the East African Community. The two discussed a wide range of issues geared towards deepening cooperation between Germany and the East African Community.
On Burundi peace process, the EAC Secretary General , Liberat Mfumukeko briefed his guest that Burundi has made substantial progress in establishing and maintaining peace and stability.
He noted that attainment of peace and stability in Burundi amounts to peace and stability in the entire region adding that regional and international stakeholders should actively engage in the attainment of these objectives.
The EAC Secretary General also informed the Germany Ambassador that South Sudan has been given six month to complete the ratification process of the Accession Treaty signed on 15th April 2016, after which the country will be a full member of the EAC.
Speaking during the discussion,