poste by www.equatorialguineaonline.com – August 14th, 2012
Agapito Mba Mokuy received in audience on August 13 the Ambassadors from Cuba, Egypt, Venezuela and Republic of Korea, in his office at the ministry headquarters.
On Monday, August 13, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Agapito Mba Mokuy, held four separate audiences in his office at the headquarters of the ministry with the Ambassadors of Cuba, Egypt, Venezuela and Republic of Korea: Maria Regueiro, Maher Baddar, Daniel Josue Cartaya Laya and Kwak Ji Hwan, respectively.
The Ambassador of Cuba, Maria Regueiro, in her farewell visit to the Equatorial Guinean authorities was the first to meet with the Minister. In her subsequent conversation with the press, she highlighted the excellent relations of friendship and cooperation between Equatorial Guinea and Cuba.
For the Ambassadors of Egypt and Venezuela, this was their first encounter with Agapito Mba Mokuy. During the meeting, the two diplomats congratulated the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation on his new appointment. Maher Baddar said at the audience they reviewed bilateral relations between Egypt and Equatorial Guinea, and said that “we are in a moment of deciding when we hold the next Joint Committee Meeting”.
For his part, Venezuela’s Ambassador in our country, Daniel JosueCartaya Laya, speaking to reporters after the courtesy meeting, congratulated Mba Mokuy for his development program. The agreements signed between Equatorial Guinea and Venezuela were also reviewed in this meeting, which was basically regarding work and the Summit of the Countries of Africa and South America (ASA).
The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, Kwak Ji Hwan, who for the second time meets with Agapito Mba Mokuy to discuss issues of bilateral interest between Equatorial Guinea and his country, said that the cooperation between the two States is going through a good moment of development.
During the meeting, the Minister of Foreign Affairs was accompanied by the Directors General of Foreign Policy and the Diplomatic Information Office, Jovino Ona Nsue and Faustino Nzang Anvene, respectively.