Angola: Defence Minister Highlights Relations Between Angola And Cuba


Luanda — The Angolan minister of Defence, Candido Pereira Van-Dunen, emphasized in Havana, Cuba, that the relations between Angola and Cuba are an example of solidarity, friendship and brotherhood.

Speaking in Havana during a visit to the headquarters of the local Ministry of Defence (MINFAR), Candido Pereira said that “our people have written with blood and sweat, glorious moments that resulted in the consolidation of freedom, national independence and sovereignty of Angola after a heroic battles against the enemies.”

According to the Angolan official, the two countries’ armies were side by side in the battles of Kifangondo, Kangamba, Kuito Kuanavale, Tchipa and others and showed to the world beautiful lessons of internationalism, solidarity and mutual respect that led to the end of the apartheid regime in South Africa, Namibia independence and the beginning of a new era of development in the southern Africa region.

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