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Thu, 18 May 2017 13:09 - Updated Thu, 18 May 2017 13:09

Cuando Cubango: Army chief reaffirms support for electoral process

Menongue - The commander of the Angolan Land Forces, gen. Gouveia João de Sá Miranda, Wednesday in Menongue reassured the support of the Armed Forces (FAA) for the general election of 2013 August 2017.

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Army commander, gen. Sá Miranda

Photo: Lino Guimarães

Speaking to journalists during a working visit to the 5th Motorised Infantry Division in southern military region, gen. Miranda recalled that the support for the Government with the electoral process is legally established.

He stated that the Angolan Armed Forces have been assisting the electoral process with air, land and security means.

Right now, according to him, his department has been urging the staff to remain organised and exercise their citizenship right to vote.

This is gen. Sá Miranda’s first working visit since appointed FAA army commander and is meant to check on the readiness of the staff for the country’s current challenges.

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