“Our defense and security forces are professional. So, I believe that, if we were to condemn, we should rather condemn the secessionists who decapitate the populations in the North-West and South-West Regions,” said the Minister of Territorial Administration; Atanga Nji Paul, in reaction to the US President’s decision. to put an end to Cameroon’s trade benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) as of 1 January 2020.
President Donald Trump‘s decision is a consequence of Cameroon’s involvement in “gross violations of internationally recognized human rights,” the US Embassy said in a statement issued Thursday (October 31st).
Pressed by the press to react to this decision of the US President, the Minister of Territorial Administration said that US leaders are mistaken country.
“Well, maybe this decision does not concern Cameroon, huh … You yourself have seen that in the South-West and North-West Regions, the elements of our defense and security forces are distributing aid. humanitarian; you saw them saving lives; you have seen them transporting Cameroonians who have been brutally murdered by terrorists; you have seen the defense and security forces, provide classes in schools, offer benches. The whole world has seen. Our defense and security forces are professional. In the North-West and South-West Regions, the defense and security forces accompany people on a daily basis by giving them the necessary assistance and by protecting the population against atrocities and barbaric acts of secessionists.st November 2019 in Buea, the capital of the South West Region.”