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Launch of closer UK-Cameroon relations

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Minister for Africa, Mark Simmonds, welcomes Cameroon Minister to London for first UK-Cameroon Joint Commission.

Mark Simmonds, Foreign Office Minister for Africa, co-chaired the first UK-Cameroon Joint Commission with H. E. Pierre Moukoko Mbonjo, the Cameroon Minister of External Relations in London on 2 September.

Following the meeting Mr Simmonds said:

The Joint Commission has provided a historic opportunity for us to strengthen our close relationship with the Republic of Cameroon. We held productive discussions on a number of areas including deepening bilateral commercial links, mutual political interests and migration.

I am delighted to have signed a Joint Communiqué with His Excellency Mr Mbonjo which will provide the basis for our closer working relationship in the years to come.

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