26 April 2013

Angola: Namibian Government Wants to Repatriate Soldiers' Remains

Lubango — The Namibian government is discussing with the Angolan executive an accord to repatriate Namibian soldiers' remains that died and were buried in Angola, especially the military leaders of Swapo.

This was said to Angop on Thursday in Lubango city, southern Huíla province, by the Namibian Defence Minister, Nahas Angula, under his visited paid to the cemetery where the late soldiers were buried in Luyovo zone.

He said that a study is being conducted in general way, aiming for the rehabilitation of the cemetery, as well as the cemeteries of Kassinga (Huíla) and Ombadja (Cunene), thus the creation of Angola/Namibia joint commission to work on this related matters.

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