APS - 04 October 2021
ALGIERS-Minister of Foreign Affairs and National Community Abroad, Ramtane Lamamra held a working session in Addis Ababa with the Chairman of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, the Foreign Ministry said Monday in a communiqué.
"The meeting focused on current political, security and development issues on the agenda of the AU, as well as the challenges facing the joint African action," said the source.
Lamamra stressed "the extreme importance attached by Algeria to the preservation of the unity of Africa," stressing "the need to redouble efforts to promote the principles and ideals established by the founding fathers enshrined in the Constitutive Act, in order to enable the continental organization to play its role in the settlement of crises and conflicts and decolonization in the continent as well as boosting sustainable development."
For his part, Faki welcomed Algeria's continued efforts for peace, security and the promotion of peaceful solutions to the crises in North Africa and the Sahel-Sahara region, and its moves to establish a political climate conducive to the resolution of the Renaissance Dam issue to overcome the current impasse, and to make the logic of dialogue, cooperation and common interest prevail," said the source.
Lamamra arrived Sunday in Addis Ababa to represent the President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune at the installation ceremony of the new Ethiopian Government on Monday.