by José Enzeñ Obiang and Desgracias Ekomo
After the delegations of the United Nations, Chad and Gabon, the President of the Republic, S. E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, received on January 9 the visit of his counterpart from Central Africa, S. E. Faustin Archange Touadera, leading an important delegation.
Touaderá's trip was of short duration, whose purpose was the expression of his solidarity and support to the people and institutions of the nation. The two leaders have also exchanged points of view concerning the diplomatic relations that unite their administrations.
After the meeting, the Equatorial Guinean party offered a lunch to the visiting delegation that then returned to their country, being dismissed by the President of the Republic.
The two delegations that have also been received at the People's Palace have been those of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Republic of the Congo.
The Prince and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Saudi royal house has led the delegation that S. M. Salman Bin Abdulaziz has sent to express his support for the Equatoguinean nation through a text message.
As members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), their unique price and commercial cooperation in the sector have also been part of their conversations.
The delegation of the Republic of Congo has arrived headed by the Minister of Defense, Charles Richard Mondjo, who has also delivered a message from HE Dennis Sassou Ngueso, addressed to HE Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, for the coup attempt on December 24 .
All the governments that have expressed their support for the Republic of Equatorial Guinea agree to encourage the Equatoguinean Head of State to resolve this crisis in a peaceful manner, in order to continue with the national development program towards Horizon 2020.
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