Luanda – The Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, on Wednesday held a telephone talk with the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Félix Antoine Tshisekedi, on the security situation prevailing in the eastern region of DRC.
According to the Presidency of the Republic´s Facebook page, the telephone talk happened in the ambit of the diplomatic efforts undertaken by the Angolan President for peace in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Also on Wednesday, President Lourenço held a phone talk with his Rwandan counterpart, Paul Kagame, with whom he assessed the situation on the ground, mainly the commitments assumed by each of the parties within the scope of the Luanda Summit.
In the conversation, João Lourenço and Paul Kagame also discussed the perspectives for the operation of the agreed mechanisms to ensure peace and security in the eastern region of the DRC.
On Tuesday, the Head of State also spoke by telephone with his counterpart from Burundi, Evariste Ndayiashimiye.
Angola chairs the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) and has been stepping up efforts to promote peace in the region.
The Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, has been mandated by the African Union to mediate the conflict.