Algeria and Italy signed Monday in Algiers a joint declaration and four (4) memorandums of understanding in several sectors under the working and friendship visit of the President of the Council of Ministers of Italy, Georgia Meloni to Algeria.
In this context, the President of the Republic, Mr Abdelmadjid Tebboune, and the President of the Italian Council of Ministers, Mrs Georgia Meloni, signed a joint declaration on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of friendship, good neighbourliness and cooperation.
President Tebboune and Ms Meloni also chaired the signing of two memorandums of understanding between the Sonatrach Group and the Italian group ENI, the first relating to the improvement of energy connection networks between Algeria and Italy, and the second on technological cooperation for the reduction of gas flaring, recovery and other techniques for reducing emissions.
The Algerian Space Agency (ASAL) and its Italian counterpart have signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the field of space activities for peaceful purposes.
The agreements signed also cover a memorandum of understanding between the Algerian Economic Renewal Council (CREA) and the Italian Economic and Industrial Confederation.
The signing ceremony took place at the end of the one-to-one talks between President Tebboune and Mrs Meloni, which were later extended to delegations from both countries.
Earlier, the President of the Republic granted a solemn welcome to Mrs Meloni at the headquarters of the Presidency of the Republic.
The President of the Italian Council of Ministers began a working and friendly visit to Algeria on Sunday, at the head of an important ministerial delegation.