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Fri, 28 Aug 2009 15:21 - Updated Fri, 28 Aug 2009 15:21

Poland wants to strengthen military ties with Angola


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Luanda – The Republic of Poland wants to strengthen the military cooperation with Angola, judging by its modern technology in this domain, said Friday in Luanda the acting charge d'Affairs of Polish embassy to Angola, Jacek Wasilewski.

The diplomat told Angop that the offers by his country's military industry may be important for Angola, because the Polish armed forces have modern equipments.

The official also noted that the European country had to modernise its military equipments in order to meet the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) demand.

According to the source, the Polish armed forces have joined the European Union mission in Chad and whereas the military police participated in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Meanwhile, Jacek Wasilewski advanced that Angola is one of Poland's main partners in the area of de-mining, as it has a three-year project in eastern Lunda Sul province.

Angola and Poland established diplomatic ties in 1976, shortly after the country's independence on 11 November, 1975.