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Angola, Republic of Congo to Sign Oil Deal Today, Angop Says

July 27, 2012

Angola and the Republic of Congo will sign an agreement to jointly exploit an oil field on their border and share profits, Agencia Angola Press said, citing Angolan Oil Minister Jose Maria Botelho de Vasconcelos.

Botelho de Vasconcelos traveled to Congo this morning to sign the deal after 10 years of negotiations between the two African countries, according to the Luanda-based news agency.

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