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Angolan President Lourenço invites Tinubu for urgent talk



Angolan President João Lourenço on Wednesday invited his counterpart and Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), President Bola Tinubu, to the regular bilateral and multilateral consultations of African leaders aimed at tackling common challenges across the continent.

This is indicated in a telegram sent by Lourenço to Angola’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Téte António, in Abuja.

It refers to the regular bilateral and multilateral consultations of the leaders of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and ECOWAS regions, as well as the continent’s collective concerns.

“Lourenço is inviting his counterpart, Tinubu, to participate in the III Edition of the Pan-African Forum for the Culture of Peace and Non-Violence-Luanda Biennial, taking place from Nov. 22 to 24.

“Adopted in 2015 at the 24th Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU), the Biennial of Luanda will take place under the theme: “Education, culture of peace, and African citizenship, as tools for the sustainable development of the continent.

Anthonia, who arrived in Abuja on Tuesday, delivered the message from Lourenço to Tinubu as well as a courtesy meeting with his Nigerian counterpart, Yusuf Tuggar, Minister of Foreign Affairs.