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Angola Transnational Issues 2008

Disputes - international: Cabindan separatists continue to return to the Angolan exclave from exile in neighboring states and Europe since the 2006 ceasefire and peace agreement
Refugees and internally displaced persons: refugees (country of origin): 12,615 (Democratic Republic of Congo) IDPs: 61,700 (27-year civil war ending in 2002; 4 million IDPs already have returned) (2007)
Illicit drugs: used as a transshipment point for cocaine destined for Western Europe and other African states, particularly South Africa

NOTE: The transnational issues information regarding Angola on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Angola Transnational Issues 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Angola Transnational Issues 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.