Economics Affairs

Algeria, Russia ink five cooperation agreements

APS - 10 October 2017

ALGIERS- Algeria and Russia have signed, Tuesday in Algiers, 5 partnership and cooperation agreements and memorandums of understanding in the sectors of justice, health, vocational training, hydrocarbons and civil nuclear energy.

The first agreement, inked by Minister of Justice and his Russian counterpart Alexander Konovalov, provides for judicial cooperation between the two countries, particularly in criminal matters.

The second agreement, signed by Minister of Health, Population and Hospital Reform Mokhtar Hasbellaoui and Russian Minister of Health Veronika Skvortsova, includes an executive programme of cooperation in the field of health.

Another agreement on an executive programme of cooperation in the field of vocational training was inked by Minister of Vocational Training and Education Mohamed Mebarki and Russia's Deputy Minister of Education and Science Lyudmila Ogorodova.

A memorandum on cooperation between the national hydrocarbon company SONATRACH and the Russian oil firm Transneft was signed by Sonatrach's CEO Abdelmoumen Ould and Transneft's vice president Mikhail Margelov.