Expected in early October in Yaoundé, Lieutenant General Thierry Marchand bid farewell to arms during a ceremony organized this September 20 at the Invalides, in Paris. The ceremony took place in the presence, in particular, of the current Ambassador of Cameroon in Paris, André-Magnus Ekoumou. Before his appointment on September 15, he was head of the Directorate for Security and Defense Cooperation (DCSD), within the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs.
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Appointment of a senior officer in a chancellery can reflect gratitude for services rendered or be a sign of deep concern, given the geopolitical situation in the sub-region. Be that as it may, according to our information, General Marchand’s mission will be, among other things, to relaunch cooperation in matters of security and defense with the Cameroon.