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Military Council for Angolan Resistance (Portuguese language: Comité Militar da Resistencia Angolana

COMIRA) was a militant organization that fought in the Angolan Civil War in the 1980s.[1]

The militant wing of the National Liberation Front of Angola (FNLA) created COMIRA on August 12, 1980. P. Tuba and H. V. Nato led COMIRA upon its creation.[1]

COMIRA leaders said they overthrew FNLA leader Holden Roberto on September 15, 1980 in Paris, France, making the FNLA a part of COMIRA.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kalley, Jacqueline Audrey (1999). Southern African Political History: A chronological of key political events from independence to mid-1997. pp. 32. 

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