10 November 2012

Angola: International Community Believing More in Angola

Luanda — The secretary of state for foreign affairs, Manuel Augusto, on Friday here asserted that the international community is believing more in Angola's stability and in the consolidation of democracy

and good governance.

Manuel Augusto said so after receiving, in separate, the ambassadors of the USA, Zimbabwe and of Côte d'Ivoire, Cristopher McMullem, Ngoni Francis Sengwe and Gnome Assamoi Bosson Desere.

With the US ambassador, the Angolan source discussed about the results of the presidential elections in that country that led to the re-election of President Barack Obama.

The diplomat congratulated the ruling MPLA and its leader José Eduardo dos Santos, for the results obtained in last August 31st elections and wished sucess to the Angolan people.

Manuel Augusto stressed that the ocassion also served to reassert the desire that the relations between Angola and the USA should be boosted.

The secretary of state said that with the ambassadors of Côte d'Ivoire and of Zimbabwe, he analysed aspects relating to the current political scene in these respective countries, since that they are facing complicated political situations.

He mentioned that the two ambassadors appealed for opinion on how their respective government can speed up the process of national reconciliation and national reconstruction, based on Angola's experience.

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