Côte d’Ivoire: soon an academy of fight against terrorism

The Ivorian Minister of Defense, Hamed Bakayoko, and his French counterpart in charge of Europe and Foreign Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian. Photo: AFP

NEWSROOM (ADV) – The Ivorian Defense Minister Hamed Bakayoko and the French Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean Yves Le Drian, launched this Thursday, October 18 in Jacqueville west of Abidjan, the work of an International Academy counterterrorism. It is a regional center that responds to the need of many African countries to develop and share their counter-terrorism capabilities.

As manifested by the French heads of state, Emmanuel Macron and Ivorian Alassane Dramane Ouattara, on the sidelines of the African Union-European Union summit, African countries could soon have a training center to strengthen their capacities in the fight against terrorism anti-terrorist.

This Thursday, October 18 in Jacqueville (about fifty kilometers west of Abidjan), the Ivorian Minister of Defense, Hamed Bakayoko, and his French counterpart in charge of Europe and Foreign Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian, launched the work of an International Academy against Terrorism (AILCT). This high-level, international school has a vision that is fully integrated into an inter-ministerial and continental approach.

“This is to prevent a plague that destabilizes Africa and the world, an act that will allow our people to live in peace. This academy will help to anticipate, to anticipate these acts. We want this work to proceed quickly. This center will be backed by a Special Forces base that will provide security, “commented Hamed Bakayoko.

It should be noted that the AILCT will be dedicated to the actors in the fight against terrorism in situations of responsibility and from the ministries of justice, the interior and the armed forces. The idea, it is argued, is to promote the global integration of terrorism, from intelligence to judicial processing through the action of specialized forces.

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