Minister of Foreign Affairs and the National Community Abroad, Ramtane Lamamra, held, today, Monday in Kigali, a working session with his Rwandan counterpart, Vincent Perrotta, in the presence of the delegations of the two countries, ahead of the start of the joint ministerial meeting between the African Union and the European Union.
During this meeting, the two sides discussed ways to enhance bilateral cooperation between Algeria and Rwanda, where Minister Perrotta expressed in this regard the gratitude and appreciation of the higher authorities of his country for the decision of the President of the Republic, Mr. Abdelmadjid Tebboune to open the Algerian embassy in Kigali, a decision that would revive the relations between the two countries by activating the bilateral agreements concluded between Algeria and Rwanda, as well as scheduling bilateral working visits as soon as possible.
The two ministers also exchanged views on the crises and conflicts taking place in some countries of the African continent. The head of the Algerian diplomacy, in this context, reiterated Algeria’s firm position seeking to solve it by peaceful means and rejecting foreign interference, whatever its form and source.
The meeting also constituted an opportunity to review the points on the agenda of the ministerial meeting between the African Union and the European Union, where the talks between the two parties revealed a consensus on the need to unite the African ranks in a way that ensures an optimal exploitation of the continent’s potentials and energies that guarantees its legitimate right to development, through a balanced partnership with the European Union.