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Angola to use French satellite service - Foreign minister
Paris - Angola will use French observation satellites under an agreement recently signed by the Governments of the two countries, according to Angolan Foreign Affairs minister Manuel Augusto.
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Manuel Augusto, Angolan foreign minister
Photo: Clemente dos Santos
The Angolan top diplomat announced this Friday in Paris during an interview with Radio France Internacionale (RFI).
According to the minister, the agreement provides for involvement of Air Bus company (France), while Angola will be represented by Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technologies.
The Angolan Foreign Minister Manuel Augusto signed the document with minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs of France, Jean-Yves Le Drian.
An agreement for the exchange of information on restrictions and the implementation of the Earth Observation Agreement was also signed on the occasion.
Manuel Augusto paid a three-day official visit to the European country at the invitation.
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