25 May 2012

Angola: President Discusses Bilateral Relations With Madagascar's Counterpart

Luanda — The Angolan president, José Eduardo dos Santos, discussed on Friday in Luanda with his Madagascar's counterpart, Andry Rajoelina, matters related to existing bilateral relations.

Andry Rajoelina, who arrived on Thursday in Luanda, is paying a 24-hour working visit to Angola. The regional and international situation also topped the meeting. Madagascar and Angola are members of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Madagascar has been suspended from the organisation until elections are held there and constitutional order restored.

President José Eduardo dos Santos chairs SADC. SADC comprises Angola, South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique, Lesotho, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Tanzania, DR Congo, Swaziland, Madagáscar and Mauritius.

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