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Switzerland Says It Is Mediating Talks as Cameroon’s Separatist Crisis Deepens

Pietro Lazzeri, Switzerland's ambassador to Cameroon, July 19, 2019. (Moki Kindzeka, VOA)

Switzerland has officially said it is helping the government of Cameroon negotiate with rebels to end the separatist crisis that has killed more than 2,000 people in Cameroon. The Swiss ambassador to Cameroon, Pietro Lazzeri, spoke in Yaounde about attempting reconciliation after more than 20 people were killed within two days of fighting in the crisis-stricken regions.

Pietro Lazzeri, Switzerland’s ambassador to Cameroon, says his country is mediating the political crisis that has plagued Cameroon’s English-speaking northwest and southwest regions since 2016. He says the negotiations are being guided by the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.

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Source:: VOANews.Com