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First meeting of the High Council parity France-Comoros in Paris




The first meeting of the high joint Council put in place following the Paris declaration of June 21, 2013 "on friendship and cooperation between France and Comoros' signed between the president of the French Republic, François Holland, and Comorian president, Dhoinine Ikililou, in the wake of the Mayotte territorial dispute, held on 28 and 29 November in Parisas indicated in a communiqué of the Quai d'Orsay.
 
The high parity Council thus addressed different modalities of movement of persons and considered issues relating to maritime safety, alongside French Ambassador delegated to regional cooperation in the South of the Indian Ocean, Claudine Ledoux, as relates the site malango- actualite.fr.
 
This High parity Council of the parity between the France and Comoros was also held in the presence of Hamada Madi Bolero, Director of cabinet of the president of the Union of the Comoros in charge of defense, and Pierre-Christian Soccoja, responsible for the service of conventions, civil affairs and judicial cooperation at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

A bilateral agreement on mutual assistance in criminal matters was also concluded between the France and Comoros.
 
A particular measure was acted, on the French sidein order to assist in obtaining visas for short stays of multiple entries for people "justifying an effective interest to visit Mayotte."
 
This concerns in particular, businessmen, academics, scientists, businessmen, top athletes and artists who "actively participate in the relationship" between France and the Comoros.
 
Greater flexibility in administrative procedures is also on the agenda for health case of "persons required to receive regular care in Mayotte" after "individual assessment" of their situation.

In addition, spouses or "major" member of the family of Comorian nationals living in a regular situation in the Department of Mayotte will be entitled to facilities for their displacement on the island of perfumes.
 
Another measure has been set up for students at the end of education and who are expelled to their majority. They can now take advantage of "a temporary authorization to stay for a period of validity of six months non-renewable" in order to obtain a first professional experience in Mayotte.
 
And if this provisional authorization holder gets a job or a promise of hiring at the end of that first job, will be awarded a residence permit on the sole condition to justify an "equal pay at least once and half the minimum monthly wage in force in Mayotte".

And if this provisional authorisation holder Gets a job or a promise of hiring at the end of that first job, will be awarded a residence permit on the sole condition to justify an "equal pay at least once and half the minimum monthly wage in force in Mayotte".
 
In addition, the agreement signed between the France and the Comoros insists on pane 'police cooperation and the fight against illegal immigration'.
 
As a result, "the agreement implicitly asked what the Comorian law is reviewed and consider unlawful the passage of one of the islands of the Union of the Comoros to Mayotte", explains site malango - actualite.fr.
 
The next meeting of the parity Council will be held in the Comoros during the first half of 2014.

As a reminder, under the declaration common from June 21, the two presidents, François Holland and Dhoinine Ikililou committed themselves to put in place all the necessary measures to put an end to the too many shipwrecks occurring off the coast of Mayotte, with on board illegal immigrants coming from the island of Anjouan, and to foster the conditions for a "harmonious" development between the two countries says as relates the communique of the Quai d'Orsay.



Anli Saendou


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