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President writes to Ugandan, Rwanda counterparts

Wed, 14 Aug 2019 18:06 - Politics

Luanda - Angolan President João Lourenço sent two messages to his counterparts of Uganda Yoweri Museveni, and Rwanda Paul Kagame on Tuesday, Angop has learnt.

  • Foreign minister Manuel Augusto (L) received by Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni

The messages were delivered by Angolan Foreign minister, Manuel Augusto, in Kampala (Uganda)and Kigali (Rwanda), as Special Envoy of the President.

The diplomat's trip follows the recommendations of the recent Four-Party Summit in Luanda, attended by the presidents João Lourenço (host),  Democratic Republic of Congo Félix Tshisekedi, Uganda Yoweri Museveni, and Rwanda Paul Kagame.

Luanda Summit had recommended peaceful resolution to any conflict  between Uganda and Rwanda.

The Summit also suggested the need to handle the issue through conventional channels and in the spirit of African brotherhood and solidarity, with Angola designed to have the primary responsibility to facilitate the process, with the support by DRC.

The Statesmen decided to focus on creation of environment conducive to cooperation among their respective countries in areas of common interest, including political and economic.