Tuesday 17 October 2017

Angola: Rwandan President leaves State House after meeting his Angolan counterpart

Angola: Rwandan President leaves State House after meeting his Angolan counterpart
(Angola Press(En) 12/18/14)

Luanda - The President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, has already left the Presidential Palace under his few-hour visit to Angola, where he held a private meeting with his Angolan counterpart, José Eduardo dos Santos, aimed to analyse the current situation of peace, security and stability of the member countries of the Great Lakes Region.
Angop learnt that the meeting was topped by aspects related to the situation prevailing in the DR Congo and Central African Republic, countries that are being hit by various armed internal conflicts.

The Angolan leader José Eduardo dos Santos as the acting President of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) has been holding periodical consultations with some counterparts of this region, aiming to seek solutions to end these conflicts that have been killing many people, as well as creating a great number of refugees that flee to other neighbouring country, seeking for peace.

Paul Kagame left the state house for the Luanda’s “4 de Fevereiro” International Airport, where he is expected to fly back to his country.

The ICGLR was created after the political conflicts that marked the Great Lakes region in 1994, whose results marked the recognition of its dimension and the need for a concerted effort in order to promote peace and development in the region.

This regional body comprises Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Sudan, South Sudan and Tanzania.

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