Moscow, 9 December 2022 (TDI): The Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Nations (UN) has issued a briefing session on the Central African Republic at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).

Russia has expressed its unfailing support for the activities of the UN Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA) as a tool for diplomatic strengthening.

Adding that, the need to ensure that there is equal distribution of the UN regional offices in various areas is paramount to development.

Also, they acknowledged the great work of the UN in establishing this regional office in Central Africa. Saying “we see that the good offices of the Special Representative stand in high demand in the sub-region.”

Adding that, paying much attention to the Central African region is a crucial location in terms of fighting terrorism and preventing it from spreading to other parts of the continent. 

The Central African region connects more of the countries in Africa and is a good place to protect against the dangers coming to the region.

Continuing that, much importance must be attached to places that can promote coordinated approaches to addressing these global threats.

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Emphasizing the work that the Regional Multinational Joint Task Force (RMJTF) did in combating these issues in those areas.

Also touching on the issue of piracy disturbing the Central African region. Appealing to the global community, region-wide efforts will help to find a long-lasting solution to the issue which will turn promote economic development for the people.

Russia in the UNSC has contributed greatly to the development of the Central African Republic. Giving support to the government to be able to fight any form of coup activities in the country and also restoring peace to the nation.

The briefing also raised concerns about the dire humanitarian situation in the region. Starting that, data shows a great number of refugees and people living in poverty in the region. These issues need an immediate solution.