Portuguese Ambassador Pays Courtesy Visit to the ACSRT

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Thursday July 27th, 2017: The AU Special Representative for Counter-Terrorism Cooperation and Director of the African Center for the Study and Research on Terrorism (ACSRT), Larry Gbevlo-Lartey Esq. received His Excellency Ambassador Carlos Oliveira, the Ambassador of Portugal in Algeria, at the ACSRT Offices.

After an overview of the Terrorism and Violent Extremism Situation in Africa, the Ambassador was briefed on the mission of the Center. The two dignitaries discussed possible areas of cooperation between the ACSRT and Portugal to support Counter-Terrorism and Counter Violent Extremism efforts of AU Member States through capacity building.

H.E Ambassador Carlos commented on the significance of the role of the ACSRT in assisting Member States of the African Union. The Director expressed his gratitude for the visit as it is an opportunity for strengthening the Counter-Terrorism cooperation between the ACSRT and Portugal.