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The President of the Central African Republic Isolated amidst Swirling Crisis

Written by Rakotomalala On 3 December 2013 @ 14:15 pm | 2 Comments

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Maria Malagardi reports from the Central African Republic News Blog that President Michel Djotodia is increasingly isolated [1] [fr] from his allies as the crisis deepens in his country and a French military intervention is in the works :

Certains de ses proches de passage à Paris ne savent même pas à qui il faut s’adresser à l’Elysée ou au Quai d’Orsay pour évoquer la situation en Centrafrique. Les autorités françaises, visiblement, préférent dialoguer directement avec le Premier Ministre, Nicolas Tiangaye [..] Certes, Michel Djotodia, un temps diplomate au Soudan, n’a pas réussi à ramener la sécurité dans son pays neuf mois après son arrivée. Un échec réel mais qui ne doit pas faire oublier que dans ce pays connaît aujourd’hui des affrontements intercommunautaires d’une ampleur inédite 

Many of his close allies do not know anymore whether they should liaise with the French presidency or the Foreign office Ministry to exchange on the situation in the Central African Republic. French authorities seem to exchange directly with the prime minister Nicolas Tiangaye. [..] For sure, Michel Djotodia, who once was a diplomat in the Sudan, did not manage to bring peace and security back in his country nine months into his mandate. It is clearly a major failure but one should not forget that the country has faced an unusual massive number of inter-communities conflicts.

Nicolas Tiangaye, prime minister of the CAR [2]

Nicolas Tiangaye, prime minister of the CAR CC-license-BY 2.0


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[1] is increasingly isolated: http://centralafricanrepublicnews.wordpress.com/2013/11/27/centrafrique-djotodia-est-isole-ses-jours-a-la-presidence-sont-comptes-et-certains-de-ses-coequipiers-cherchent-a-sauver-leur-mise-tant-quil-en-est-encore-temps/

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