The Minister of Foreign Affairs and the National Community Abroad, Mr. Ramtane Lamamra, was received yesterday, Tuesday, by the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mr. Denis Sassou Nguesso, to whom he conveyed the fraternal greetings an oral message from the President of the Republic, Mr. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, related to bilateral relations as well as the latest developments on the continental level, according to a statement by the Ministry.
The statement indicated that “the meeting constituted an opportunity to review the distinguished and solid bilateral relations,” as the two sides praised “the depth of the historical ties between the two sister countries and the two brotherly peoples, as well as the new dynamic characterized by the exchange of ministerial visits and regular coordination on regional and international issues of common interest.”
Moreover, the two sides exchanged views on the latest developments on the continental level, including the situations prevailing in a number of hotspots in the countries of the continent and the challenges posed by the expansion of the terrorist threat.
The talks resulted in “emphasizing the commitment of the two countries to work together in order to enhance solidarity among African countries and enhance joint African action to face up to various security and political challenges, while respecting the principles enshrined in the constitutive act of the African Union in a manner that ensures African solutions to African problems,” the same said.
In this context, Minister Lamamra affirmed “Algeria’s support for the efforts made by the Democratic Republic of the Congo at the head of the African Union’s high-level committee on Libya,” noting “the need to provide the necessary support to the Libyan brothers in order to ensure the success of the important elections expected before the end of this year.”
For his part, President Sassou Nguesso expressed his country’s “support for Algeria’s endeavors to establish peace and stability in Libya and other African regions,” praising its “steadfast commitment to the causes of the continent.”
He also entrusted Mr. Lamamra to convey his sincere greetings to his brother, President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, expressing his keenness to continue to work closely with him to promote bilateral relations and achieve the desired goals through the continental agenda in the fields of peace, security and development, as well as strengthening the voice and position of Africa on the international scene.