The President of the Congo will participate in the African-Italian summit

The Congolese President received an invitation from Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni, and traveled to the European country the previous day.

The event is scheduled to take place on January 28 and 29, 2024, and more than 50 delegations are expected to participate, most of them from African countries, in addition to European Union leaders and representatives of international organizations.

The goal is to present the Italian strategic plan for the African continent.

Rome and Brazzaville have strengthened bilateral cooperation and strengthened the partnership between the two countries, which included a working visit by Meloni last October.

The Italian Prime Minister said at the conclusion of the meeting with the Congolese President: “Italy and the Congo are two friendly countries with a long and sincere friendship,” adding that she is happy to be in the country to renew and strengthen relations. In the spirit of belonging.

He pointed out that it is a win-win relationship, beneficial to all, and far from any paternalism at other times, and highlighted cooperation in areas such as energy, which will contribute to meeting Italian needs and will allow the African country to advance in its development. . .

Meloni also reaffirmed her commitment to human resources training in Congo and to issues related to climate change.

Italy is set to receive up to 1 billion cubic meters of liquefied natural gas from Congo next winter, and up to 4.5 billion in 2025-26, as part of a program to expand energy cooperation.


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