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Sun, 25 Feb 2018 10:50 - Updated Sun, 25 Feb 2018 10:51

Lesotho: SAPMIL military personnel with high morale

Maseru - The morale of the military contingent of the Preventive Mission for Peace in Lesotho (SAPMIL), led by Angola, is high, said the Brigadier Sabino Dunguionga "Saara".

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physician-captain Maria Falcão Antas

Photo: António Escrivão

Brigadier Sabino Dunguionga "Saara"

Photo: António Escrivão

SAPMIL comprises 217 soldiers (162 Angolans), 24 policemen, 15 intelligence officers and 13 civilians, totaling 269 members from seven of the 15 member countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC).

According to the commander of the military contingent, "the mission runs smoothly and the troops are excited."

"We brought encouragement to the people, the peace and stability in Lesotho," the Brigadier told the Angolan press in Maseru.

Saara pledged to continue working to raise the acceptance of military personnel by the population.

Another goal includes to maintain the discipline among the troops.

In turn, the physician-captain Maria Falcão Antas said the troops were in good health, expressing hope to fulfill her first mission abroad with zeal and professionalism.

Tags Angola   Cooperação   Lesotho   SADC  

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