12 December 2012

Angola: President Meets Spanish Delegation

Luanda — The President of the Republico f Angola, José Eduardo dos Santos, meto n Wednesday in Luanda the Spanish delegation, comprised by the Foreign Affair Minister, José Garcia Margallo Y Marfil and Foment Minister Ana Pastor in Angola since Tuesday.

After the audience, held at Luanda's Presidential Palace, José Margallo said that he was briefed by the Angolan statesman on the outcomes of the talks held with the entities of Angola, aiming for the reinforcement of bilateral cooperation in several sectors.

He said that during the meeting with President José Eduardo dos Santos, it was analysed the perspectives of development of Angola and the opportunities that the Spanish Companies offer to this African country that achieved peace in 2002 and currently in process of ambitious reconstruction.

The Spanish minister said that during the talks with the Angolan authorities, it was admitted the possibility of a study for the visa suppression in diplomatic, service and ordinary passports in the future within the standards permitted by the EU.

According to him, the international situation, with emphasis on the prevailing one in Africa, was also discussed during the meeting with the Angolan Head of State.

On her turn, Ana Pastor highlighted accords signed with the Angolan Executive in the domains of aviation, ports management, as well as the approximation between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of both countries.

Angola and Spain have established their diplomatic relations for 35 years and since then they have been growing in various domains.

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