The 2nd meeting of the National Security Council was chaired by the President of the Republic and Commander-in-Chief of the Angolan Armed Forces, João Lourenço, and lasted around five hours, ending without statements to journalists.
According to a press release from the Presidency, the National Security Council, a body made up of 23 members, assessed the National Security Bills, the Organic Statute of the Military Intelligence and Security Service "and other matters of interest to the life and functioning of the defense and security bodies".
The National Security Council is a consultative body of the President of the Republic, which addresses matters relating to the country's defense and security.
The Security Council met in the same week that the US Secretary of Defense began a visit to Africa, visiting Angola on the 26th, 27th and 28th of September.
Lloyd Austin will speak in Luanda on Wednesday, presenting new angles on US policy towards Africa under the theme "The Power of Partnership", according to the US embassy.