Lamamra received by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi

APS - 17 January 2022

ALGIERS- Minister of Foreign Affairs and National Community Abroad Ramtane Lamamra was received Monday, in Cairo, by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, as part of his working visit to Egypt in his capacity as the personal envoy of the President of the Republic, said a ministerial statement.

On this occasion, Lamamra handed a message to President Al-Sisi from his brother President Abdelmadjid Tebboune and transmitted his distinguished greetings and wishes of progress and prosperity, peace and stability for Egypt," said the source.

The meeting, which was held in the presence of Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukri, constituted "an opportunity to review the historical bilateral relations based on cooperation and solidarity as well as prospects to strengthen them in various fields, in implementation of the strong will of the two countries' leaders, a willingness reaffirmed on the occasion of these discussions."

The two sides broached the situation prevailing in the Arab world, notably the Palestinian cause and the Libyan crisis, as well as the role of the two countries in the promotion of the Joint Arab action.

They also broached the main continental issues and the importance of "joint coordination in order to defend the values and principles of the African Union (AU)," said the source.

In this respect, the two sides welcomed the convergence of views of the two brotherly countries vis-à-vis the issues and crises facing the Arab world and the African continent, a position confirming the depth of strategic relations between the two countries and their political willingness to achieve stability and unify the ranks," added the source.

After the meeting, the Egyptian President asked Lamamra to transmit his heartfelt and fraternal greetings to President Tebboune, expressing "his hope to meet his brother and continue the strengthening of the Algerian-Egyptian strategic partnership likely to meet the aspirations of the two brotherly countries and strengthen the constructive role of the two countries at the international level."