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Angola points to conflicts as Africa’s challenges

Angola considers that the fight against armed conflicts, terrorism and violent extremism are among the greatest challenges for peace and security in Africa, especially in this environment of economic, social and humanitarian crisis, caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Following this position, reiterated yesterday in Addis Ababa, at the tenth session of the African Union (AU) Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC), this body recommended that Commissioner for Peace and Security, Smail Chergui, continue the consultations concerning the preparation of an Extraordinary Summit on terrorism, proposed by Angola, at an assembly held in February.

In the speech, the permanent representative of Angola to the African Union, Ambassador Francisco da Cruz, lamented the persistence of armed conflicts, terrorism and violent extremism, as well as the instability of the continent, despite the combined efforts of the Member States and the AU in search for “African solutions to African problems” and, fundamentally, with resources from the continent.

Read more in Jornal de Angola

This article is available in: Português

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