CAR / LACROIX CHERGUI

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10-Jan-2019 00:01:10
The top United Nations peacekeeping official today expressed hope for an inclusive dialogue to address key issues in the Central African Republic. MINUSCA

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STORY: CAR / LACROIX CHERGUI
TRT: 1:10
SOURCE: MINUSCA
RESTRICTIONS: NONE
LANGUAGE: FRENCH / NATS

DATELINE: 10 JANUARY 2019, BANGUI

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1. Various shots, Lacroix and Chergui reviewing honour guard
2. Wide shot, Lacroix and Chergui meet with G-5 in MINUSCA compound
3. Med shot, G-5 representatives in MINUSCA compound
4. Med shot, Lacroix, Chergui and other officials
5. SOUNDBITE (French) Smail Chergui, African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security:
"We call for this sincere, fraternal dialogue, which will allow us, I hope, to reach an agreement quickly because the premises are already there.”
6. Wide shot, press conference
7. Med shot, press conference
8. Close up, Lacroix at press conference
9. SOUNDBITE (French): Jean-Pierre Lacroix, head of the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations:
“We hope that everyone invited to this dialogue will choose to participate in it, and we will work towards it. It will be an open dialogue, a dialogue where all the important issues will be put on the table, and there is a strong willingness on the part of the Central African authorities for this to be the case as was clearly demonstrated by our discussions yesterday.”
10. Wide shot, Lacroix arrives at MINUSCA base in Bangui
11. Wide shot, Honour guard

STORYLINE:

The top United Nations peacekeeping official today (10 Jan) expressed hope for an inclusive dialogue to address key issues in the Central African Republic.

The head of the United Nations Department of Peace Operations, Jean -Pierre Lacroix, pledged to work towards a participatory process where all issues are on the table. He said, "There is a strong willingness on the part of the Central African authorities.”

Lacroix made his comments in the capital, Bangui, on the third day of an official visit to the country aimed at supporting the resumption of dialogue with armed groups under the auspices of the African Union.

Lacroix was joined by the African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security, Smail Chergui, at meetings with representatives of with the diplomatic corps and civil society.

Chergui said there is a basis for an agreement between the CAR government and armed groups to be signed quickly.

Once reached, a final agreement between the government and the armed groups must be signed in Bangui, the Central African capital.
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