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Congo-Brazzaville Holding 'Three Basins' Summit

FILE: Republic of the Congo's President Denis Sassou Nguesso in the capital, Brazzaville, on Mon. July 25, 2022.

LONDON — The Republic of Congo - Brazzaville is to hold a summit for countries with forest-rich river basins, President Denis Sassou Nguesso told a summit in Paris on Thursday.

The president said the 'three basins' summit would provide a space to encourage richer countries to contribute financially to help preserve the river basins and the resources in the regions. Richer countries could provide finance through the regional 'Blue Fund', he added.

The president's statement did not specify who would attend or when this summit will be held.