The King appeals to the Angolaña Assembly to “unite efforts” against the war in Ukraine
Felipe VI has made an appeal before the National Assembly Angolaña to “unite efforts to defend the basic principles of international law.” He thus referred to “Russian aggression against Ukraine, which is producing a serious international impact.”
Before the 250 Angolan deputies, Felipe VI stressed that “today more than ever friendly countries have to preserve a fair international order based on rules that has as its cornerstone respect for national sovereignty and territorial integrity of all states.”
In Africa, the impact of war is evident in the “food crisis” form that “has only aggravated the difficult humanitarian situation that many Africa countries are already experiencing due to one of the worst droughts of the last decades.”
The King seals the strategic alliance with Angola: “Because of its stability, resources and good economic perspectives”
Advocates the use and learning of Spanish and Portuguese as “Mutual Understanding Languages”
In his third speech before a general assembly -the two previous ones were in France and Portugal -the king also influenced the “land of opportunities” in which Angola has become: “Let me point out that Spain, both from the public and private sector , is prepared to contribute to the economic growth of the country; A productive growth that generates jobs for Angolaña youth. We have very competitive companies in sectors that are interested in promoting, such as agro-industry, infrastructure and sanitation, renewable energies, engineering and tourism ».
The King made these words after presiding over, together with President Joao Lourenço, a Hispanic-Angoleño business forum.
Upon arrival at the National Assembly, Don Felipe and Doña Letizia were received by an Angolaño folklore group. Dentreo received an ovation at their entry into the hemicycle, with imposing dome, and another after being officially presented.
Don Felipe also sealed the Ibero -American bond of Angola, Portuguese speech country. This was mentioned as “the great African -American country with clear affinities with that great space for dialogue and cooperation that is Latin America.”
Don Felipe initiated and concluded his speech in Portuguese … “Graças also important two nosos parliaments, she will continue to approve Switful Amizade and cooperate Bem-these hair two dosos povos and nações.”
These were the last words of Felipe VI in the National Assembly Angolaña before going to the Presidential Palace to say goodbye to President João Lourenço and then go to the airport.
Thus concludes the first state trip of the kings Felipe VI and Letizia to Angola, the first sub -Saharan country that receives this high distinction, symbol of the new impulse of the relations that both countries want to have.