The Vice-President of the Republic, Charged with Defence and State Security, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, has returned from his trip to Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), where he attended the Conference on Security and National Defence. On his return to the country, the Vice-President of the Republic was received at Malabo airport by the mayoress of the capital, Maria Coloma Edjang Bengono; the Governor of Bioko Norte, Leon Elo Ondo; members of the Government; the Minister of State Charged with National Security, Nicolas Obama Nchama, and members of the Vice-President’s cabinet.
The work carried out during the Conference on Security and Defence, which was attended by Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, focussed on the fight against maritime piracy, the trafficking of people, and organised drugs trafficking.
Members of the Equatoguinean delegation which travelled to Brazil, led by the Vice-President of the Republic, strongly condemned these crimes, and declared their complete willingness to fight against them.
During the conference, some arms manufacturers used the occasion to present their products to the delegations present.
The work of the forum ended satisfactorily for participating countries and, in particular, for the Equatoguinean delegation.
Source: Official Web Page of the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea