President of Guinea-Bissau received by Marcelo defends “special partnership” with Portugal
Today Sissoco Embaló started an official visit to Portugal. At the end of the meeting with his counterpart, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, at the Palace of Belém, in Lisbon, the Guinean head of state asked for more support from Portugal, in terms of cooperation
The President of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau, Umaro Sissoco Embaló, said today that his country “has left cyclical crises behind” and that his first achievement as head of state was political stability. “Today, we have left cyclical crises behind. However, to carry out all the projects, we must have this change and as for my presidency I can say that my first achievement was the stability of Guinea-Bissau ”, said the head of state, at the end of the meeting he held in Lisbon with its Portuguese counterpart, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa.
At the end of the meeting, which marked the beginning of the official visit of the Guinean President to Portugal, Sissoco Embaló defended a deepening of the relationship with Portugal and asked for more support, namely in cooperation. “We want to build a special and strategic partnership with Portugal, whose pillars we want to define on this visit,” said Embaló, adding that the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Guinea-Bissau, Suzi Barbosa, has already met with her Portuguese counterpart, Augusto Santos Silva, and with the Secretary of State for Cooperation, Teresa Ribeiro.
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