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Wed, 15 Sep 2010 09:50 - Updated Wed, 15 Sep 2010 09:49

British ambassador praises role played by Angola in Africa


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Luanda – The British ambassador to Angola, Richard Wildash, highlighted on Tuesday in Luanda the important role played by this country in Africa, regarding its role and goals in the region and at international level.

Richard Wildash said so during the visit of the British MPs to the UK Embassy in Angola.

According to him, as Angola currently chairs the Portuguese Speaking Countries Community (CPLP) and might head the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) is showing its political maturity after long period of armed conflict.

In this regard, the British diplomat said that Angola has been safe place for searching experiences in terms of resolution of armed conflicts, as well as the strategies for the development of various African countries, among others, having into account the experience acquired in various sectors.

Regarding the visit of the British parliamentary delegation to the country, Richard Wildash said that it is happening in a very meaningful moment both in UK and Angola, after the establishment of new Chamber of Commons and the adoption of the Angolan constitution, respectively.

The British parliamentary delegation is paying a five-day visit to Angola in order to strengthen the relations between the two countries in various sectors.