Amidst the war in Ukraine, Senegalese président Makky Sall has said he called Putin in his capacity as the chairman of African Union to Ask him to cease fire in Ukraine.

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He tweeted

I had a call this morning with President Putin in my capacity as Chairman of the African Union to seek a lasting ceasefire in Ukraine. I salute his attentiveness and his willingness to maintain dialogue to discuss outcome to the conflict.

It should be noted that in his capacity as the president of African Union, he has never asked président Paul Biya to cease fire in the ongoing Anglophone crisis.