Angola to Privilege Peaceful Solutions for Great Lakes Region

Angola, in its capacity as the holder of the presidency of the Great Lakes Region Conference, will give privilege to peaceful solutions to conflicts.

Cândido Pereira Van-Dúnem said so on an interview to journalists about the country's challenges in the domain of defence and security, having revealed that this month Angola will take over the presidency of the Great Lakes Region Conference.

The government official stated that the country has all the necessary conditions to continue to be a strategic partner for the pacification of the mentioned region, stressing that despite much scepticism he believes peace will prevail.

He also assured that Angola will continue to consolidate its stability and national security programme.

The Great Lakes Region members are Angola, DR Congo, Congo Brazzaville, Central African Republic, Zambia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Kenya, Burundi, Rwanda and Uganda.

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