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Security, counterterrorism: 5th Algeria-US Strategic Dialogue in June in Algiers

APS - 11 February 2018

ALGIERS- The fifth strategic dialogue between Algeria and the United States on security and counterterrorism issues will be held in June in Algiers, said Sunday, in Algiers, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a communiqué.

This decision was taken on the occasion of the talks held at the ministry’s headquarters between Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel and Acting Principal Deputy Coordinator for Counterterrorism at the US Department of State Alina Romanowski who is on a working visit to Algeria, said the source.

The talks between the two officials also allowed “a large exchange of views on the state of the bilateral cooperation in counterterrorism as well as security situation in the region, notably the issue of the return of foreign terrorist fighters and the threat it poses to the regional and international security,” said the source.