19 September 2011

Angola: Supreme Court Chief Justice Meets Mozambican Ambassador

Luanda — The venerable chief Justice of the Supreme Court (TS), Cristiano André, Monday here received in audience the Mozambican ambassador to Angola, António Matonse, who presented him the farewell greetings on the end of his diplomatic mission in the country.

Speaking to the press, at the end of the meeting, Cristiano André said that the meeting aimed at reviewing various phases faced by the Justice institutions of the two countries and recalled the high moments reached in the existing relations, with highlight to Justice field.

The magistrate also recalled the recent visit paid by Mozambican Attorney General to Angola, during which the concerned authorities discussed various matters related to the Justice sector.

Cristiano André also spoke of the fulfilment of cooperation in Justice between the two Portuguese-speaking countries, having mentioned the presence of Mozambican magistrate in Angola with a view to give his contribution to the National Institute of Judiciary Studies (INEJ).

On relation between the Supreme Courts of Angola and Mozambique, he said that there is an advantageous dialogue.

Recalling the visit of the Angolan delegation of Supreme Court to Mozambique in 2007, the chief Justice guaranteed that there are conditions to proceed and at the same time gather other countries, such as Guinea-Bissau and Sao Tome and Principe.

In his turn, the Mozambique diplomat said that it is high time that we should remember some important milestones of relationship between the two countries, particularly in the field of Supreme Court.

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