US to work with Angola to strengthen democracy, fight diseases

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Washington, DC, US – The US has said it is looking forward to working with Angola to strengthen democracy, fight diseases and reinforce peace and security.

In a statement obtained by PANA here Monday, on the occasion of the 38th independence anniversary of Angola, being observed Nov. 11, the US also hailed the African nation for its achievements after decades of civil war.

”On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I send best wishes to all Angolans as you celebrate 38 years of independence on November 11.

”The United States celebrates your independence and all that Angolans have achieved after decades of war. We are optimistic about the opportunities for economic growth and trade between our countries, and we look forward to working together to strengthen Angola’s democratic institutions, promote economic prosperity, combat HIV/AIDS and malaria, and reinforce peace and security,” the statement quoted Secretary of State John Kerry as saying.