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Wed, 28 Sep 2011 16:56 - Updated Wed, 28 Sep 2011 16:56

Angola to open embassy in Venezuela this year


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Luanda – The Angolan embassy in Venezuela will be opened at the end of this year, with the implementation of a bilateral commission to explore strategic areas for development.

This information was released Wednesday, in Luanda, by the counsellor minister of the Venezuelan embassy to Angola, Jesus Garcia.

The diplomat made this statement while speaking on bilateral cooperation relations, as well as Venezuelan vision to political instability in some countries, discussed in the 66th session of the UN General Assembly.

He also said that, by opening the diplomatic representation will be created conditions to strengthen relations ties with Venezuela, adding that it will be a reference point for all South American nations.

Speaking on cooperation ties between both countries, Jesus Garcia said they are in an advanced level, considering the three legal tools instruments were signed recently, such as political understanding memorandum, as well as the convenes for strategic and technical areas.

The ambassador said that both countries want to assume similar positions in the international organs, so as developing cooperation in the cultural sector, communication and technology.

He also informed that a exists a great cooperation in the oil sector, through the Angolan company Sonangol that bought two blocks at that south American nation, in a space where is the greatest world reserve, with almost 300,000 million barrels.