For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
February 4, 2002
President to Welcome African Leaders to White House
Meeting with Angolan President Dos Santos,
Mozambican President Chissano, and Botswana President Mogae
President Bush has invited President Jose Eduardo dos Santos of Angola, President Joaquim Alberto Chissano of Mozambique, and President Festus Gontebonye Mogae of Botswana to meet with him at the White House on February 26. They have accepted.
These three leaders are critically important to the future of Southern Africa. President Bush looks forward to discussing issues affecting Southern Africa, particularly its political stability and security, trade and economic development, poverty reduction, and HIV/AIDS.
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