President gets message from Burundi counterpart
Luanda - Angolan Head of State José Eduardo dos Santos received Friday a verbal message from his Burundian counterpart, Pierre Nkurunziza, on strengthening of cooperation and friendship between the two countries.
The message was conveyed by the first vice president of Burundi, Gaston Sindimwo, during an audience the Angolan president granted to him at presidential palace in Luanda.
"We are conveying a message to the Angolan Statesman to express our thanks for welcoming us in this country and mainly on strengthening of friendship and cooperation between Angola and Burundi", Gaston Sindimwo told the press at the end of the meeting.
As for political and military situation in Burundi, the official said that it is getting back to normal despite some problems due to the tough period the country has experience amid war and political unrest".
"We are doing our best to defuse the situation in the country", stressed the official.
On the other hand, he defended greater and better understanding with Rwandan authorities, who, according to him, are behind the hotspots recorded in neighbouring Burundi.