FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Statement on Meeting with the US Department of State
January 14, 2020
The Steering Committee of the Coalition for Dialogue and Negotiations met this morning with the Bureau of African Affairs, the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, and the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operation at the US Department of State to discuss the escalating armed conflict in the Southern Cameroons. The Steering Committee expressed its satisfaction with the ongoing US Government’s (USG) engagement and emphasized the urgent need for a more active USG leadership in bringing an end to the armed conflict and stop the humanitarian disaster. We also discussed the proposed international conference aimed at seeking a permanent negotiated solution that addresses the root causes of the conflict.