The Minister of Foreign Affairs and the National Community Abroad, Ramtane Lamamra, discussed with the Secretary-General of the Arab League, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, preparations for the upcoming Arab summit to be hosted by Algeria, which the two sides are keen to make a success as it is a real addition to the joint Arab action process.
According to the same source, in addition to addressing the issue of preparation for the upcoming Arab summit, the two sides held a session of discussions that dealt with various Arab and regional issues.
The same source explained that the Secretary-General praised during the meeting the need to push forward Arab-African cooperation through the mechanisms adopted between the two regional groupings that maintain a long history of friendship, cooperation and coordination, recalling the Arab-African Summit to be held in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia next year 2022.
The Palestinian issue was one of the topics that were discussed during the meeting, as the source said, “The two sides discussed the latest developments in the issue, as Aboul Gheit valued the Algerian positions known to support the Palestinians at all levels.”
The source added, in the same context, that the two sides agreed on the importance of preserving African historical positions in support of the Palestinian right, which were linked to the defense of the right to self-determination and the struggle against colonialism.
The source stated that both Aboul Gheit and Lamamra exchanged views on the Libyan crisis, as “their views matched regarding the important and fundamental role of Libyan neighboring countries in dealing with this crisis and addressing its consequences.”