Portuguese-speaking Angola plans to intensify relations with Brazil

Bilateral cooperation currently covers health, culture, public administration, vocational training, education, environment, sports, statistics, and agriculture.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After East Timor, which also speaks Portuguese, approached Brazil a few weeks ago, African Angola is now also signaling interest in having closer contact with Brazil, the world's dominant lusophone country.

Lusophones are peoples and nations that comprise an estimated 270 million people spread across 10 sovereign states and territories that recognize Portuguese as an official language. This area, known as Lusofonia or the Lusophone world, is the corresponding community of Lusophone . . .

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