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U.S. Embassy Statement on the Signing of the Definitive Ceasefire Agreement in Mozambique
August 1, 2019 – The Embassy of the United States of America commends the President of the Republic of Mozambique, Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, and Renamo President Ossufo Momade for their joint signing of the definitive ceasefire agreement paving the way for the signing of a permanent peace accord in August. The United States welcomes this news of significant progress toward achieving these key milestones, and urges both sides to continue taking concrete and simultaneous steps to fulfill their respective commitments under the agreements on military affairs and decentralization.
The United States congratulates the Government of the Republic of Mozambique and Renamo, and remains committed to working within the framework of the International Contact Group to provide the support necessary to achieve the durable peace so deserved by the people of Mozambique.
For more information about this press release, please contact the U.S. Embassy Maputo Press Office at MaputoPress@state.gov.