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Annan arrives in Mozambique ahead African Summit

Annan arrives in Mozambique ahead of African Union Summit

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan arrived in Mozambique today for a five-day visit that will be highlighted by his address to the African Union summit.

Mr. Annan, who arrived in Maputo from Switzerland, is scheduled to meet with President Joaquim Alberto Chissano later today.

Upon his arrival, he was briefed by Tuliameni Kalomoh, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, on the status of the African Union ministerial-level meeting.

Mr. Annan will address the Head-of-State-level meeting, which will open on Thursday.

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