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Sunday 30 April 2017

USA: Angola and Guinea-Bissau analyze political crisis

USA: Angola and Guinea-Bissau analyze political crisis
(Angola Press(En) 09/01/15)

New York - The Speaker of the National Assembly of Guinea-Bissau, Cipriano Cassamá, handed over Monday in New York (USA) four resolutions to his Angolan counterpart, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos, with whom he analyzed the political crisis in that African country.

According to the parliamentarian, who was speaking to the press at the end of an audience, the resolutions reflect on the efforts of the Guinean Parliament aimed at defusing the current political climate of tension.

"I handed over to my colleague four resolutions, which we express our full support to the government of Domingos Simões Pereira, total assistance and disagreement with the president in firing his government", he expressed.

Cipriano Cassamá explained that he briefed his Angolan counterpart on the progress of the critical situation in Guinea-Bissau, where it said to have "the uncertainty and un-operation of the institutions of the Republic and of its councils".

"As Speaker of the National Assembly of Angola, I have the right to be informed, so that together we may find a solution through dialogue, to take the people of Guinea-Bissau from this situation", said the Guinean top MP.

The audience was held on the sidelines of the Fourth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament, which is running until September 2 in New York.

The event is bringing together Speakers of Parliament from around the world, having a unique opportunity to launch a new era of political leadership with the potential to transform the world.

As from Monday, the UN headquarters in New York will be the "legislative capital" of the world, bringing together about 180 parliamentary leaders, including more than 35 Deputy Speakers, from nearly 140 countries taking part in the Fourth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament.

Angola is being represented by the National Assembly speaker, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos, who heads a delegation, composed of MPs Carolina Cerqueira, Exalgina Gamboa and Ernesto Mulato.

The delegation also includes the secretary general of the Angolan Parliament, Pedro Agostinho de Neri.

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