Angola and Equatorial Guinea on implementation of agreements

Luanda – Angola and Equatorial Guinea continue to work toward the implementation of already signed protocols and cooperation agreements.

This was Monday in Luanda by the oil minister Jose Maria Botelho de Vasconcelos.

The Oil minister led an Angolan ministerial delegation to the meeting with a delegation of Equatorial Guinea, as part of few-hour visit by the president Teodoro Obiang Nguema to Angola.

In addition to sharing experiences in the institutional and business fields, the two delegations reviewed issues related to the eight agreements and two protocols between the governments, the minister told the press.

In turn, the State Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Angela Braganca, who also attended the meeting, said that the agreements between the countries will be evaluated soon in more detailed manner through a joint technical commission established in order to ensure the quick Implementation.

She said that everything is being done to comply with Agreements and protocols in the areas of defence, security, oil, fisheries, education and twinning between the cities of Malabo and Luanda.

Angola has already taken substantial steps in the training of the police in that country, while the other sectors still need more speed up, especially by Equatorial Guinea authorities.

Teodoro Obiang Nguema was received by his Angolan Counterpart, Jose Eduardo dos Santos, during a private meeting held at presidential palace.

The visit ended Monday afternoon.

Angola and Equatorial Guinea maintain excellent cooperative relations at bilateral framework and international organisations such as the Gulf of Guinea Commission (GGC), the African Union (AU), the UN and other institutions.

Source: Angola Press News Agency