In an interview with EURACTIV’s Georgi Gotev, Christos Stylianides, EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid & Crisis Management, said that more regional cooperation is needed in West Africa in the fight against ebola.
“Ebola will be defeated on the ground in the three affected countries. In order to achieve this goal, we also need strong regional cooperation. That is why we encourage the countries of the region to work together. This crisis is an opportunity for a new beginning for the region as a whole. This is a strategic choice which can inspire the region of West Africa as a whole”.
“As the European Union, we are fully committed to offer our support – any support – to achieve this objective. Of course, only the regional partners can make possible this objective”.