Thomas D. Williams, Breitbart, September 16, 2019
While the words of President Faustin-Archange Touadéra referred in the first place to Europe’s problems with waves of migrants arriving from Africa, he went on to suggest interconnections between diverse areas of development.
“There will be no integral ecology without peace and there will be no peace without integral ecology,” Touadéra said. Moreover, “in a country there will be peace if there is access to healthcare for all citizens.”
In his address, Touadéra underscored the need “to renew the essential link between Africa and Europe,” while also proposing that disarmament, universal health care, and the abolition of the death penalty are essential conditions to achieving peace.
“What Europe has done is today a dream in Africa,” Touadéra said. “Peace without borders is not just a beautiful title but a beautiful perspective to look toward.”