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18th AU Summit Held
Pyongyang, February 1 (KCNA) -- The 18th ordinary session of the assembly of heads of state and government of African Union was held in Ethiopia from Jan. 29 to 31.

Present there were heads of state and government of the AU member nations.

The session dealt with the issues of ensuring the continental peace and security, promoting foreign trade among African countries, protecting environment and achieving sustained economic development.

Beninese President Thomas Boni Yayi became the new president of the AU.

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