President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has ruled Angola for 32 years, but if elected again he could stay in power until 2022.
There have been a series of protests against his rule but Angolan Foreign Minister Georges Chikoti tells Stephen Sackur the president should be judged on his achievements in last 10 years.
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