Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met with his Algerian counterpart, Ramtan Lamamra, on Sunday to discuss developing bilateral relations and the latest regional issues of mutual concern.
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ahmed Hafez said that the two ministers stressed the importance of continuing bilateral cooperation and coordination in various fields while working to strengthen the aspects of economic relations between the two sides during the coming period to meet the aspirations of the two brotherly peoples and reflect the historical ties that unite them.
The two sides also stressed the importance of preparing for the next session of the Joint High Committee between the two countries.
Furthermore, the meeting touched on a number of regional issues of interest to both sides, including the latest developments in Libya.
Shoukry stressed the importance of working to support a Libyan solution to get out of the current crisis and the need to stop any foreign interference in the country’s affairs, reiterating the importance of the exit of all foreign forces as well as mercenaries from Libya.
The meeting also included a review on the latest developments in Sudan, Mali, and the Sahel-Saharan region.
Additionally, the two top diplomats emphasised the need to intensify coordination within the framework of joint African action to foster efforts to achieve peace, security, and prosperity on the African continent, especially in light of the various security challenges posed by the successive developments in the region.
They also stressed the importance of maintaining coordination to advance joint Arab action efforts within the framework of the Arab League.