22 January 2013

Angola: President Dos Santos Briefed On Situation in Sudan

Photo: Marco Castro/UN Photo
File photo: President José Eduardo dos Santos

Luanda — The Angolan Head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, on Tuesday was briefed on the situation in Sudan, during an audience he granted to the adviser of the President, Omar al Bashir, Angop has learnt.

Speaking to the press, after the meeting, the special envoy, Nafie Alie said that he informed the Angolan Statesman on the accord signed in September between Sudan and South Sudan, meant to peace in the region.

He said that under the guidance of both heads of State, Omar Al Bashir, of Sudan, and Salva Kiir, of South Sudan, the negotiation teams met this month, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, having reached significant results.

According to him, the coming meeting between the two heads of State may deepen the debates from the perspective of implementing the signed accord, that foresees a demilitarized zone and the engagement of the African leaders meant to find out a solution for the problem.

Nafie Alie said that President José Eduardo dos Santos assured him that he will provide the necessary aid at the same time defended the need of being the Africans themselves to solve their problems.

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