This Tuesday, September 19, the president of the Gabonese transition made his first trip abroad. General Brice Clotaire Oligui Nguema was in Equatorial Guinea where he met his counterpart, President Teorodo Obiang Nguema.
In Gabon, the President of the transition, General Brice Clotaire Oligui Nguema, is carrying out a “friendship and fraternity” visit to Equatorial Guinea, since September 19, 2023. Taking place in a climate of latent diplomatic tensions between the two countries neighbors, this first visit abroad by the new strong man from Libreville is therefore crucial to calm relations with President Teodoro Obiang Nguema.
For this first visit abroad since he took power in Libreville following the military coup of August 30, Brice Clotaire Oligui Nguema traveled with five ministers, his secretary general, members of his cabinet and the president of the Senate. “This Tuesday, September 19, I spoke with HE Téodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea. Our discussions focused on bilateral cooperation between Gabon and its country, as well as on subjects of common interest.tweeted the new strongman of Gabon on the morning of September 20.
“I am delighted with the excellent relations between our two countries, relations which we are determined to further strengthen. I also had the pleasure of meeting the Gabonese community of Malabo with whom I had a constructive exchange”specified the Gabonese transitional President.