Angolan president meets with envoy from DR Congo on rebel issue
LUANDA, Nov 21, 2012 (Xinhua via COMTEX) --
An envoy of President Joseph Kabila
of DR Congo (DRC) on Wednesday met with Angolan President Jose
Eduardo dos Santos to seek help from Luanda over the armed
conflict between the DRC government troops and M23 rebels.
Antoine Ghonda, the envoy, told reporters that his meeting with
the Angolan leader focused on the latest developments in DR Congo,
particularly in the eastern region, which he said "very difficult"
as the North Kivu town of Goma of his country was under control of
He said President Joseph Kabila sought to obtain advice from
his Angolan counterpart Jose Eduardo dos Santos to end the current
crisis and to find out a permanent solution as Angola had the same
experience but implemented a successful reconciliation process.
Antoine Ghonda stressed his country was open to direct dialogue
with the leaders of those countries, while in Luanda he was
seeking support for a political solution.
He said he believed President Jose Eduardo had a great vision
and his advice will be helpful to bring peace and stability in the
DRC and Central Africa.
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