Angola: Ambassador Hails Cuban Contribution to Independence

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Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos.

Havana — The Angolan ambassador to Cuba, José César Augusto "Kiluanji", valorised the Cuban contribution to the independence of Angola, mainly the Revolutionary Armed Forces and its officials.

The diplomat said so in a special interview granted to the Cuban Television of the Information System, under the celebrations of the 37th anniversary of the national independence.

He said that the Angolans are happy because they can rely on the collaboration of Cubans in the sectors of health, education, agriculture, construction and others.

The diplomat stressed the need of boosting more and more the relations between Angola and Cuba.

Speaking about the independence, the ambassador recalled that Angola was enslaved and humiliated during 493 years of oppression by the Portuguese colonial regime, so this can not be forgotten.

Angola will mar kits 37th anniversary of the national independence on 11 November.

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