Equatorial Guinea's Second Vice President Holds Talks on Security Cooperation in Visit to South Africa

Nov 07, 2013, 15:29 ET from Republic of Equatorial Guinea

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, Second Vice President for Defense and State Security of Equatorial Guinea, traveled to South Africa this week for talks aimed at strengthening security cooperation between the two countries and reviewing the security situation in Africa.

Mr. Nguema met with President Jacob Zuma and Secretary of Defense Dr. Sam Makhudu Gulube as well as with directors of the company Denel Group, to explore opportunities to purchase military equipment.

About Equatorial Guinea

The Republic of Equatorial Guinea (República de Guinea Ecuatorial) is the only Spanish-speaking country in Africa, and one of the smallest nations on the continent. In the late-1990s, American companies helped discover the country's oil and natural gas resources, which only within the last five years began contributing to the global energy supply. ="http://www.flickr.com/photos/50152514@N07/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Equatorial Guinea is now working to serve as a pillar of stability and security in its region of West Central Africa. The country hosted the 2011 Summit of the African Union. For more information, visit http://www.guineaecuatorialpress.com.

SOURCE Republic of Equatorial Guinea