Egypt wins the seat of the African Peace and Security Council by an overwhelming majority
After elections were held for 18 seats in several sectors in the African Union structures, during the session of the Executive Council of African Foreign Ministers' meetings in its 36th session in Addis Ababa, Egypt overwhelmingly won the seat of the African Peace and Security Council with a vote of 43 out of 44 votes, for the region. North Africa for the period from 2020 to 2022. “Cameroon, Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, Senegal, Ghana and Benin also won” for the remaining nine seats in the council.
Maat Foundation for Peace, Development and Human Rights believes that Egypt's choice of this seat, at a time when Egypt is ranked ninth in the world in terms of the most powerful armies in the world, serves to achieve the slogan of the African Union for this year related to “Silencing the guns” according to Agenda 2063.
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