Angola deemed key partner in region

Luanda – The recently accredited ambassadors to Angolan considered Friday in Luanda the country a key partner in the region.

The information was released by Foreign Minister, Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti, to the press at the end of delivery of credentials to the president, Jose Eduardo dos Santos.

During the separate ceremonies, the ambassadors of Greece Georgios Veis, Finland Anne Kristlina Salorante, Lithuania Sigguete Jakstonyte and New Zealand Michael Gerrard Burrell, handed over their credentials to the Angolan Statesman.

Still, Thursday the President received the credentials from ambassadors of Zambia Lawrence Chama Chalungumana, Japan Hironori Sawada, Hungary Zsolt Maris, and the Czech Republic Michal Kral.

Georges Chikoti, who witnessed the ceremonies, said the new ambassadors also recognise the role of the head of State, Jose Eduardo dos Santos, in the stability and security of the Southern and Central region and the African continent in general.

The minister said that the diplomats enhanced the “great role the country played in the UN Security Council in coordination with other countries.

“All this encourages us because they are the countries with which we will continue to cooperate in the coming times,” said the minister, who admitted the possibility to visit some of them, such as New Zealand, with a view to strengthen friendship and cooperation ties.

Source: Angola Press News Agency