Thursday, November 29, 2007

EU approves special partnership with Cape Verde

The 27-member states of the European Union (EU) on Monday approved in principle a special partnership agreement with Cape Verde in Brussels, meant to strengthen relations between both parties, an official source affirmed in Praia.

The agreement approved by the Council for General Affairs and foreign relations of the EU, is based on findings of a paper from the European Committee on the future of relations with Cape Verde. It is expected to enable Cape Verde to secure a plan of action from the European Union, which should affirm the logic of proximity between Europe and Africa.

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