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Wed, 14 Mar 2018 16:43 - Updated Wed, 14 Mar 2018 16:43

Armed forces staff urged to display patriotic loyalty

Huambo - The staff of the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) have been told to maintain high level of patriotic loyalty that help them avoid betraying the oath of National Flag and higher interests of the Nation, which imply, if necessary, the sacrifice of one's own life.

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FAA Deputy Chief of Staff for Patriotic Education, general Egídio de Sousa Santos "Discipline

Photo: Lino Guimarães

The call was launched Wednesday by the Deputy Chief of Staff of the Angolan Armed Forces for Patriotic Education, general Egídio de Sousa Santos "Discipline" in central Huambo province.

The FAA high ranking officer was addressing a an opening ceremony of the 16th Methodological Seminar of Patriotic Education organs, running until Friday.

He reminded that the abandonment of barrack where they are placed or giving up uniform assigned to them, taking into account the mandatory commitment to Homeland, is tantamount to the act of defection, which is a military crime.

However, the FAA chief directed the Patriotic Education organs to work in cooperation with those of Legal Education to raise the patriotism, civism, freedom and justice sense.

The event gathered deputy commanders of Patriotic Education from the three branches of FAA (Army, Air Force, and Navy).

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