Fonseca Bengui A China manifestou ontem, em Luanda, a vontade de continuar a fortalecer a cooperação com Angola, que considera “parceiro estratégico.” A intenção foi manifestada pelo vice-presidente da Assembleia Popular da China, Wang Chen, que foi recebido, em audiência, pelo Presidente da República, João Lourenço.
Cuba and Angola closed this Wednesday the 14th session of the Intergovernmental Joint Commission with the strengthening of collaboration in several sectors with a view to the future.
These days have shown us the potential of our nations to cooperate and support each other with well-defined future development plans, but avoiding an increasingly complex and adverse international situation, said the co-president of the Commission on the Cuban side, Vice-President Ricardo Cabrisas.
O vice-presidente de Cuba chega hoje a Luanda para renegociar o Acordo de Usufruto Recíproco de Imóveis e proceder à revisão setorial dos acordos de cooperação bilateral, indicou uma nota do Ministério das Relações Exteriores angolano.
Alrosa has signed anagreement with Angola’s state-run diamond-mining company to develop joint projects and share information.
Alrosa and Endiama have committed to work together on research and exploration projects in Angola. The Russia-based miner will also provide training for Angolan specialists at its facilities.
Many African countries are looking for profitable business, investment and trade rather than development aid. Now Angola, a south-central Africa, has announced corporate plans to diversify its state business away from purchasing to full-fledged manufacturing of Russian military equipment for the southern African market, and possibly other regions in Africa – impeding realization of the Sustainable Development Goal 16 calling for peace and justice.
Strengthening cooperation in trade, economy and culture, as well as current international and regional matters were top issues in talks between President Vladimir Putin of Russia and President João Lourenço of Angola at the Kremlin on April 4.
Striking a personal note, the Angolan leader, who completed his education in 1982 in Moscow, said: “Moscow then and now are two different cities. My congratulations – you have ensured progress and development for Russia and the Russian people.”