Foreign Ministry Steps In To Resolve IGP/British High Commissioner Impasse

The conflict between the British High Commissioner to Ghana and the Inspector General of Police (IGP) has been brought to the attention of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, which has begun communication with both parties in an effort to find a solution.

 

According to a statement that was issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration and copied to the Ghana News Agency, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has noted with concern the intense public debate that has been generated between the Inspector General of Police and the British High Commissioner in Accra. The statement was issued in Ghana.

 

It was stated that in accordance with the standard diplomatic practice of engaging with diplomatic missions, most likely by direct interaction, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs prefers to maintain its silence over its proclamations regarding the issue.

 

According to the statement, “We have consequently commenced discussion with both the British High Commissioner and the IGP in order to settle the issue at stake.”

 

“The Ministry wishes to emphasize its commitment to the strong historical bond between Ghana and the United Kingdom, which over the years has been strengthened in a variety of ways including the exchange of high-level visits on both sides, as well as increased cooperation on trade, investment, and security. “The Ministry”

 

In the statement that was released, it was said that “We take this occasion to reaffirm the tie of friendship and collaboration between our two countries.”

 

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