The 18th summit of La Francophonie started on Saturday, November 19, 2022, in Djerba in Tunisia where Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé of Togo and other leaders of member states of La Francophonie met.
French President Emmanuel Macron, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Rwandan President Paul Kagame, President of the Swiss Confederation, Ignazio Cassis, President of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, Alassane Dramane Ouattara and President of Burundi, Évariste Ndayishimiye, among others, were present.
“This meeting gives me the opportunity to reiterate Togo’s attachment to the French-speaking world and the values that drive it,” says Faure Gnassingbé.
“A member since the creation of the OIF in 1970 and with more than 3.5 million French speakers, our country is a historic player in the organization and I am happy at the idea of continuing and deepening the political, economic and cultural cooperation with all Member States,” added the Togolese Head of State.
Like many other countries present at this event, Togo has also become a member of Commonwealth Nations.
Source : icilome.com