Algeria-Niger: Making joint action on security issues “more effective”

August 20th, 2016

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Saturday, 20 August 2016 14:41

ALGIERS- Niger’s Minister of State, Minister of Interior, Public Security, Decentralization and Customary and Religious Affairs Mohamed Bazoum said Saturday, in Algiers, that the discussions between Algeria and Niger on security issues in the sub-region aim at making the joint action “more effective” and the collaboration “better structured.”

“It is time to have discussions on such security issues to make our joint action more effective and achieve a better structured collaboration,” Bazoum told the press after his talks with Minister of Interior and Local Authorities Noureddine Bedoui.

He underlined that he “broached with Bedoui security issues that concern the two countries.”

In this regard, he underlined that “we are in a sub-regional context marked, in the recent years, by scourges of big calamities such as terrorism, instability and the absence of State in some neighbouring countries, notably Libya, the weakening of States because of instability as it is the case in Mali.”