December 16, 2017
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Myanmar establishes diplomatic ties with Angola

  • Category: World

Myanmar has established diplomatic ties with Angola at ambassadorial level following the signing of a joint communique on the establishment between Myanmar's permanent representative to the United Nations and counterpart of Angola in New York, state media reported Friday.

The establishment of diplomatic ties with Angola has brought the total number of countries in the world with which Myanmar has such links to 114.

Myanmar and Angola won independence respectively in 1948 and 1975.

According to the Foreign Ministry, Myanmar has so far set up embassies in 30 countries and two permanent missions in New York and Geneva, and four consulates-general in China's Hong Kong, Kunming and Nanning, and India's Calcutta, respectively.

Meanwhile, 28 countries have set up embassies in Myanmar. In addition, China and India have respectively set up consulates- general in Myanmar's Mandalay, the second largest city, while Switzerland in Yangon and Bangladesh in Sittway.

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