Debt to Cuba will be paid until December

Foreign Minister Manuel Augusto believes that the debt to Cuba "is no longer a matter of discussion."

Foreign Minister Manuel Augusto believes that the debt to Cuba "is no longer a matter of discussion."

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Angola's debt to Cuba will be paid until December, a source of the Finance Ministry revealed yesterday in Havana. According to the source, Angola had a debt of 204 million dollars, having paid 60 percent of this amount so far.

Most of the debt is related to services that Cuban experts provide in the field of health and staff training. Minister of Foreign Affairs Manuel Augusto believes that the debt to Cuba "is no longer a matter of discussion."

"Angolan debt is not a contentious issue. It is something that is being treated in a normal way," said the minister, who stressed "the historical nature" of President João Lourenço's visit to Cuba, the first since he took office in September 2017.

Read more in Jornal de Angola

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