Minister of Foreign Affairs and the National Community Abroad, Mr. Ramtane Lamamra, who is on a working visit to Azerbaijan in his capacity as special envoy of the President of the Republic, Mr. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, held bilateral talks with his Azerbaijani counterpart Jeyhun Bayramov, today, Wednesday.
A statement of the Foreign Ministry said that the two sides held an expanded working session devoted to discussing the status and prospects of cooperation relations between the two countries and ways and means to enhance them in all fields.
According to the source, the two ministers reviewed on this occasion the security and political situations of common interest at the international and regional levels, stressing the need to intensify consultation between the two countries due to their leading role within the organizations they belong to, such as the United Nations, the Non-Aligned Movement and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, in addition to OPEC + and the Gas Exporting Countries Forum, especially in the current context of international relations.
The statement added that at the conclusion of the working session, the two diplomacy chiefs signed two agreements, the first providing for the establishment of a political consultation mechanism between Algeria and Azerbaijan, while the second agreement aims to exempt holders of diplomatic and mission passports from entry visas for the two countries.
After the meeting, the two ministers held a press conference, during which they noted the consensus in viewpoints that characterized the talks on many international issues, and affirmed their determination to make all necessary efforts at the bilateral and multilateral levels to implement their common will to support international peace and security in accordance with the principles of international legitimacy and the need to strengthen the recourse to peaceful ways to resolve various crises and conflicts.