Macron pledges French support in Benin for security, culture and education • FRANCE 24 English

French President Emmanuel Macron pledged to support Benin by investing in security, education and a new French cultural centre in a joint press conference with Benin’s President Patrice Talon in Cotonou on Wednesday. Macron’s visit to the west African nation comes after French opposition lawmakers warned of an “alarming” increase in human rights abuses in Benin.