1 January 2013

Angola: Defence Minister Hails Supreme Court Contribution

Luanda — The Supreme Court as guarantee of justice in relations and social differendum among citizens will continue to work on the legality defence through an impartial posture, as the assumption for the consolidation of peace and a harmonious society.

This was highlighted by the Minister of the National Defence, Cândido Van-Dúnem, in a message addressed to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Cristiano André.

In the congratulation message, under the end of the year 2012, the minister, on behalf of his institution, Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) and himself, wish to the Chief Justice good and prosperous new year of 2013.

Still in the ambit of the year-end festivities, in another message addressed to the Angolan Attorney General, João Maria de Sousa, the Defence Minister augurs that in 2013 this institution, through its subordinate bodies, may proceed in its efforts of ensuring the criminal

prevention and repression and control the legality and promotion of a law abiding and democratic state.

"I end, expressing my deepest congratulations and wish the referred institution prosperous new year", reads the document.

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