Angola and Republic of Congo discuss maritime border delimitation


Angola and Republic of Congo are since Tuesday debating here issues related to the delimitation and demarcation of the maritime border between the two countries.

During the opening of the event, Alberto Paca, the deputy governor of Angola’s northern Cabinda province for the political and social sector, highlighted the excellent relations between the two countries hoping that the meeting produces good results.

On his side, the head of the Congolese delegation, Jacques Essissongo, praised the results of the previous meetings held in the Angolan capital Luanda and in the city of Pointe-Noire, in Republic of Congo.

Essissongo underlined that very soon the boundaries on the maritime border between the two countries will be fixed.

For four days an inter-ministerial commission of both countries gathered in Cabinda province will define actions aimed at setting the maritime limits.

Seven technicians from each country are expected to be appointed to carry out the study and verification of the estuary mouth, according to historical documents.

The still-to-be-defined maritime border that divides Angola and Republic of Congo is located in the commune of Massabi, municipality of Cacongo, North of the city of Cabinda.

On the other hand, the fluvial and land borders in Massabi-Cacongo and Miconje-Belize, in the same region, have deserved verification work by technicians from both parties. Enditem

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