Egypt, Angola ink two cooperation deals covering several areas
Egypt and Angola signed Wednesday two Memorandum of understanding (MoU) for cooperation in fields of security and groundwater on the sideline of the visit of the Egyptian leader Abdelfattah al-Sisi.
Angolan President Joao Lourenco and his guest al-Sisi witnessed the signings following talks between the two leaders.
The talks according to al-Sisi’s Office covered a wide range of issues of common interest, foremost of which are the overall developments in the various hotspots of conflict in the continent, especially Sudan, as well as ways of concerted efforts between the two countries to combat the phenomenon of terrorism and extremist ideology in Africa. Especially through strengthening security cooperation.
Al-Sisi embarked Tuesday on an african tour that will also take him to Zambia and Mozambique, last leg of his trips. He arrived Wednesday in Zambia where he is set to attend the 22nd Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Heads of State and Governments Summit in the capital Lusaka.
Zambia will take over the chairmanship of COMESA from Egypt during the summit. Egypt has chaired the organization since 2021.