Europe stands by Angola in reforms
“As President of Angola João Lourenço officially takes office today in Angola, I look forward to co-operating with him and the new government to strengthen further our relationship and intensify our existing dialogue,” – announced EU top diplomat Federica Mogherini in her statement.
“The general elections’ process, leading to a peaceful political transition, was a clear sign of Angolan people’s commitment to democracy”, – Mogherini continued.
“The European Union stands ready to support future electoral processes, including in ensuring equal access and treatment in media and the reform of the electoral legislation in line with international principles of inclusiveness and transparency,” – EU diplomat ensures.
“The EU will continue to support all efforts to build strong, democratic, and inclusive institutions that are dedicated to ensuring a peaceful and prosperous future for all Angolans, and to responding effectively to evolving regional and global challenges.”