Angolan Foreign minister envisages boost in Angola/USA relations

Luanda – The co-operation relations between Angola and the new U.S.A Administration, henceforth need to be boosted, said last Friday, in Luanda, the Angolan minister of Foreign Affairs, Georges Chikoti.

According to the government official � speaking briefly to the press on the fringes of the audience granted by the Angolan Head of State, Jose Eduardo dos Santos, to the Nigerian Foreign minister, Geoffrey Onyeama – Georges Chikoti stressed that the Angolan Executive wants to boost its co-operation relations with the United States of America.

As regards a possible heralding of a new stage with the coming into office of the new elected US president, Donald Trump, the Angolan Foreign minister said there will be time to work on that aim.

Georges Chikoti reiterated that the Angolan government will give time for Donald Trump to be able show his governance and then respond to some African issues.

The billionaire president, a business mogul and inexperienced in the field of politics, was sworn in last Friday, thus succeeding Barack Obama, amid controversies and accusations concerning the electoral process that gave him the majority of votes.

Donald Trump, 70, thus becomes the 45th US president. Among other things, he has promised to create more and new jobs and adopted a more protectionist stance.

Source: Angola Press News Agency