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Germany: Steinmeier welcomes African leaders ahead of 'Compact with Africa' summit

0 19.11.2019 Инфо

W/S German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, and Minister President of the Republic of Togo, Selom Komi Klassou, walking for the signing of the guest book, Presidential Palace in Berlin
M/S Klassou signing guest book
C/U Klassou signing guest book
M/S Klassou's guest book entry
W/S Klassou and Steinmeier shaking hands
W/S Steinmeier welcoming President of Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Christian Kabore
M/S Kabore signing guest book
W/S Kabore and Steinmeier shaking hands
W/S Steinmeier welcoming Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi
C/U Al-Sisi and Steinmeier
M/S Al-Sisi signing guest book
M/S Guest book entry of Al-Sisi
M/S Al-Sisi and Steinmeier shaking hands
W/S Steinmeier welcoming Guinean President, Alpha Conde
M/S Conde signing guest book
C/U Conde signing guest book
M/S Conde and Steinmeier shaking hands
W/S Steinmeier welcoming President of the Cote d'Ivoire, Alassane Ouattara
M/S Ouattara sitting down to sign guest book
M/S Ouattara signing guest book
C/U Guest book entry of Ouattara
M/S Ouattara and Steinmeier shaking hands
C/U Ouattara and Steinmeier
W/S Steinmeier welcoming Rwandan President, Paul Kagame
M/S Kagame signing guest book
C/U Kagame signing guest book
M/S Kagame and Steinmeier shaking hands
W/S Steinmeier welcomes President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
M/S Akufo-Addo signing guest book
M/S Akufo-Addo and Steinmeier shaking hands
W/S Seven African leaders and Steinmeier posing for picture
M/S Seven African leaders and Steinmeier
W/S African leaders and Steinmeier leaving guestbook room
M/S African leaders walking through door
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SCRIPT
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier welcomed heads of state and government from seven African countries at his official residence Schloss Bellevue in Berlin on Monday ahead of the G20-Initiative 'Compact with Africa'.
President of the Republic of Togo Selom Komi Klassou, President of Burkina Faso Roch Marc Christian Kabore, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, Guinean President Alpha Conde, President of the Cote d'Ivoire Alassane Ouattara, Ruandan President Paul Kagame, and President of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo signed the guest book and posed for pictures before joining a dinner at the residence.
The 'Compact with Africa' initiative was launched under Germany's G20 presidency in 2017 to promote more co-operation and foreign direct investments into Africa. To date Egypt, Ethiopia, Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Morocco, Rwanda, Senegal, Togo and Tunisia are among the 12 participating countries.