ANGOP - Angola Press News AgencyANGOP - Angola Press News Agency

Go to homepage
Luanda

Max:

Min:

Home » News » Politics

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 19:31 - Updated Tue, 10 Sep 2019 19:31

FAA reaffirm intervention in peacekeeping operations

Luanda - Angolan Armed Forces Chief of Staff (CEMG / FAA) Egídio de Sousa Santos reaffirmed on Monday in Luanda the availability of troops to intervene in peacekeeping and humanitarian aid operations in the regional and continental framework.

Send by email

To share this news by email, fill out the information below and click Send

Correct

To report errors in the texts of articles published, fill out the information below and click Send

The high ranking military officer was speaking at the opening ceremony of the “Feline Series Exercise 2018/2019”, which runs until the 27th of this month, in Cabo Ledo commune, Luanda province.

The exercise, the third of its kind hosted by Angola, gathers 1,500 staff from the Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries (CPLP).
 

In the framework of international commitments, the Angolan Armed Forces integrate the African Standby Force, with stress to the Multinational Force of Central Africa and the Southern African Development Community (SADC).
 

In the current year, Egídio de Sousa Santos expects the FAA to consolidate, alongside representatives of other armies, their capacity to intervene in peacekeeping and humanitarian aid operations.
 

He said that that the Angola, as an organiser, will extend its action to the preparation and readiness of the Regional Forces on Alert.
 

There are officers from Angola, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Mozambique, Portugal, Sao Tome and Principe and East Timor.
 

This year's biannual Feline Exercise takes place under the “Peace Support and Humanitarian Aid Operations”.
 

Tags FAA  

Read also
  • 14/02/2019 16:14:38

    Air Force strengthens surveillance capability with new equipment

    Lubango - The National Air Force has strengthened its technical surveillance capability with new anti-aircraft defense equipment, in order to guarantee the continued defense of spaces, its commander Altino Carlos dos Santos said in Lubango today.

  • 29/01/2019 10:48:03

    CSSFAA clarifies retired officials' situation

    Luanda - The Social Security Fund of the Angolan Armed Forces (CSSFAA) clarified on Monday the complaint of retired general-officers, senior and junior officers, regarding the payment of 100 percent of the pensions, by declaring that it has no legal support.

  • 20/01/2019 14:42:17

    FAA focused on staff training for future challenges

    Luanda - The National Air Force wants to continue to focus on the training of staff, organization and discipline, to match the ongoing efforts, in the context of the reequipment and modernization of the branch.