Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
July 8, 2010


Secretary Clinton and Angolan Foreign Minister dos Anjos to Sign MOU Establishing U.S.-Angola Strategic Partnership Dialogue

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Angolan Foreign Minister Asuncao Afonso dos Anjos will hold a signing ceremony for a memorandum of understanding establishing the U.S.-Angola Strategic Partnership Dialogue, at 3:20 p.m. on Thursday, July 8 at the Department of State.

The dialogue is a collaborative forum to build partnerships for tangible and measurable progress on issues critical to our shared future. The signing of this dialogue solidifies the commitment of both countries to not only further strengthen our bilateral relationship, but also our willingness to broaden its scope.

The signing ceremony will be open to credentialed members of the media.
Pre-set time for video cameras: 2:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 3:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.
Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of one of the following: (1) A U.S. Government-issued identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense or Foreign Press Center), (2) a media-issued photo identification card, or (3) a letter from their employer on letterhead verifying their employment as a journalist, accompanied by an official photo identification card (driver's license, passport).

PRESS CONTACT

Department of State
Office of Press Relations
(202) 647-2492

Bureau of African Affairs
Jon Tollefson
tollefsonjt@state.gov
(202) 647-0759



PRN: 2010/905