Angolan, SA Presidents analyse situation in both countries


The Angolan President, José Eduardo dos Santos and his South African counterpart, Jacob Zuma, reviewed in Pretoria the political situation and co-operation between the two countries.

At the meeting on Saturday which lasted about an hour and half, the two statesmen reviewed the international political, continental and regional situation”.

They expressed their concern about the prevailing political and social instability in some countries and decided to continue to co-operate to find concerted mechanisms to meet these challenges.

According to a statement released to the press, the two statesmen have recognised the importance of such cooperation for strengthening the bilateral cooperation ties.

The statesmen also reviewed the implementation of legal instruments signed during the visit that President Jacob Zuma paid to Angola in August 2009.

These agreements are, in particular, the general co-operation and another on regular political consultations at a high level.

José Eduardo dos Santos is in South Africa at the invitation of his South African counterpart, Jacob Zuma, where he took part in the opening ceremony of the Football World Cup.

The Angolan Head of State returned home yesterday.

Pic: President Eduardo Dos Santos of Angola and Jacob Zuma of South Africa

Source: Angola Press