8 January 2013

Angola: Nation Participates in Extraordinary Summit of ECCAS in Libreville

Luanda — The secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Manuel Augusto, travelled Tuesday to Gabon, Libreville, where he will attend from 07 to 11 January the extraordinary summit of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), that will analyze the crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR).

According to a press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs sent to ANGOP, the summit was summoned due to the war in the Central African Republic, with the situation at the Democratic Republic of Congo to be also analyzed.

The note states that Manuel Augusto will also participate in the ministerial meeting of ECCAS, leading a delegation.

The Head of State of the Central African Republic, François Bozizé, from Chad, Idriss Déby Itno, Gabon, Ali Bongo and Congo Brazzaville's Denis Sassou Nguesso will participate in the summit.

ECCAS is made up of Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo Brazzaville, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Sao Tome and Principe and Chad.

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