19 February 2013

Angola: Brazil Defence Minister Ends Visit

Luanda — The Brazilian Defence minister, Celso Amorim, left Luanda on Tuesday for Namibia, after a 48-hour visit to Angola to reinforce existing bilateral cooperation in the defence sphere.

As part of the negotiations between delegations from both countries, the parties signed a minute on the official talks between Angola and Brazil and the Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the field of health between the two countries' armed forces.

The documents were signed by the Angolan National Defence minister, Cândido Van-Dúnem, and his Brazilian counterpart, Celso Amorim.

The two delegations also reviewed the situation in both countries, regional and international matters in the domain of security and stability.

The parties also reviewed matters of bilateral interest, with stress to the state of implementation of the Cooperation Accord in the fields of defence and armed forces.

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