Angolan president gets CAR counterpart message
Luanda - The Angolan Head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, received Thursday, in Luanda, a message from his counterpart of the Central African Republic (CAR), Faustin-Archange Touadéra, whose content was not disclosed.
The bearer of the message was the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Central African Republic, Charles Armel Doubane, at his capacity of special envoy of the Head of State of his country, who was received in audience by the Angolan President.
Speaking to press at the end of the meeting, Charles Doubane said the occasion served to discuss with President Jose Eduardo dos Santos issues relating to cooperation between the two countries, coupled with the fact that Angola has helped CAR authorities during the process of transition and the elections that took place in the end of last year."
The diplomat thanked the Head of State and the Angolan people for the support provided to Central African Republic.
The Angolan Foreign minister, Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti, witnessed the audience.
CAR is a member country of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), experienced during the past years an inter-religious conflict that killed thousands of people and caused a large number of refugees.
Angola, in the person of the Head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, as the current President of the ICGLR, paid great contribution to the end the armed conflict in this country, which culminated with the holding of general elections last year.