Government The Second Vice President visits South Africa Nguema Obiang Mangue has visited the country to meet with the highest authorities, and learn about the possible purchase of equipment for the military and State security. During his visit, he was received at the Presidential Palace in Pretoria by the South African President, Jacob Zuma.


While in South Africa, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue was received by President Jacob Zuma in the Pretoria Presidential Palace, with whom he discussed issues related to the realization and strengthening of the excellent diplomatic relations and cooperation that unite Guinea Equatorial and South Africa.

As part of the activities of his official visit to Johannesburg, at the invitation of the Government, Nguema Obiang Mangue also held a meeting with the Secretary of Defense, Dr. Sam Makhudu Gulube, and the directors of the company Denel Group, dedicated to the manufacture of military material.

At this meeting, they discussed issues of cooperation on defense and security, following the agreements reached between the two countries in 2004. In this area, the Second Vice President for Defense and State Security, described the cooperation between the two countries within South-South cooperation as exemplary.

Also during his visit, Nguema Obiang Mangue received detailed information from experts on the operation of various types of weapons and witnessed helicopter exhibitions, since another objective of his visit was to study the possibility of reaching agreements in order to acquire military equipment for our military and State security.

Text and photos: Clemente Ela Ondo Onguene (D. G. Base Internet), German Ndong Obama (Second Vice President's Press).
Equatorial Guinea’s Press and Information Office.

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