ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA-The Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace and Security of the African Union (AU), Bankole Adeoye, has assured the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) of participation in Peace and Military Support Operation of the AU, once the new structure comes into force in July this year.
Ambassador Adeoye gave the assurance when Liberia’s Military Attaché and Permanent Representative to the AU, Col. Davidson Forleh, paid him a courtesy call in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Commissioner Adeoye further stated that under his tenure, he will foster close and cordial working relations with Liberia.
He then assured that he will work towards opening a corridor, where Liberian military officers will be given the opportunity to serve in the Commission.
Speaking during the visit, Col. Forleh congratulated Ambassador Adeoye for his overwhelming election by all fifty-five member states of the AU.
He used the occasion to request Liberia’s participation in both Peace Support Operations and Military Staff Support to the AU Missions.