APS : WEDNESDAY 28 JULY 2021
ADDIS ABABA- In his capacity as special envoy of the President of the Republic, Minister of Foreign Affairs and National Community Abroad, Ramtane Lamamra, began on Wednesday a two-day working visit to the Federal
Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.
The head of Algerian diplomacy was received by President of the Republic of Ethiopia, Sahle-Work Zewde, to whom he conveyed the warm and fraternal greetings of President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, as well as his message on the need to create a new dynamic in order to strengthen the partnership between the two countries which have historic relations of friendship and cooperation enhanced by the signing in June 2013 of a Declaration of Strategic Partnership.
For her part, President Sahle-Work, who welcomed the quality of the historical relationship between Algeria and Ethiopia, stressed her commitment to work together with her brother President Abdelmadjid Tebboune to strengthen bilateral cooperation in all sectors.”
While welcoming the role of Algeria and its major contributions to peace and stability in Africa, including its successful mediation between Ethiopia and Eritrea, she instructed Minister Lamamra to convey to President of the Republic her warm greetings and sincere wishes of progress and prosperity for the Algerian state and people.”
For his part, the FM was also received by Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, to whom he conveyed a message from President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune.
The meeting was an opportunity to reiterate the commitment of both parties to the strategic partnership between the two countries and their common aspiration to promote peace and stability in different regions of the continent, as well as solidarity and cooperation between the African and Arab groups.
Lastly, Lamamra concluded the first day of his visit with a working session with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Demeke Mekonnen, during which the two heads of diplomacy have thoroughly discussed the state of bilateral cooperation, and exchanged views on issues of common interest at the continental and international levels.
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