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Rwandan President Paul Kagame Champions Unity and Cooperation between Caribbean and African States


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Rwandan President Paul Kagame delivered a powerful speech at the 45th Caribbean Community (Caricom) conference in Trinidad and Tobago, urging closer ties between Caribbean and African states.

During his address, President Kagame called on both regions to take responsibility for their challenges and cease blaming others.

Highlighting the need for inclusive borrowing terms, President Kagame stressed the importance of advocating for fairer conditions when countries require loans.

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He also emphasized the significance of cooperation in addressing climate change, a pressing global issue that affects both regions.

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Connectivity was another key aspect highlighted by President Kagame. He discussed the opportunities for enhancing transport and telecommunications networks between the Caribbean and Africa, promoting greater collaboration and exchange.

President Kagame further addressed Rwanda’s willingness to support Haiti, particularly in terms of security and peacekeeping efforts. Citing his country’s own painful history, he emphasized that Rwanda “cannot look away,” believing that no situation is beyond repair.

Rwandan President Paul Kagame Champions Unity and Cooperation between Caribbean and African States

Haiti has been grappling with escalating lawlessness following the tragic assassination of President Jovenel Moïse in July 2021.

President Kagame’s impassioned call for closer ties between the Caribbean and Africa resonated with attendees, shedding light on the potential for shared solutions and mutual support.

As both regions face common challenges, his words serve as a reminder of the importance of solidarity and collaboration in addressing pressing issues and fostering a brighter future.


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