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Group.png Mozambique  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
LeaderMozambique/Governor general
Typenation state
Member ofAfrican Union, Commonwealth of Nations, Organisation of African Unity, UN
SubpageMozambique/Governor general
South East African state, former Portuguese colony, now in the British Commonwealth.

Mozambique is a country in Africa. They speak Portuguese.

Colonial rule

Full article: Mozambique/Governor general

Kaúlza de Arriaga, as the Commander in Chief of the Portuguese Armed Forces, was in charge of Portuguese forces in Mozambique from 1969 until 1974, taking over from General António Augusto dos Santos and organizing the Operation Nó Górdio ("Gordian Knot Operation") in 1970. This operation was the largest and most expensive military operation performed by the Portuguese Armed Forces during the entire Portuguese Colonial War (1961-1974).

Modern era

ISIS has captured territory in the north of the country.

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