Diplomats representing the resource-rich African nation are packing up their heritage building and heading home after 21 years and three ambassadors to Canada.
Angolan Ambassador Edgar Martins, pictured with his wife Domingas de Ceita Martins, is expected to leave Ottawa as the African nation shuts down several of its embassies, including in Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
After 21 years, Angola is planning to close its embassy in Ottawa, along with its diplomatic missions in several other countries.
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