Algeria – USA: after Lamamra, Blinken talks with Tebboune

The President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, received, this Wednesday, March 30, the Secretary of State of the United States of America, in charge of Foreign Affairs, Antony Blinken, according to a press release from the Presidency of the Republic.

The head of American diplomacy Antony Blinken arrived this Wednesday morning in Algiers, as part of a tour that began on March 26 and during which he visited Israel, the West Bank and Morocco.

During this visit, the American diplomat Blinken met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and National Community Abroad, Ramtane Lamamra, at the headquarters of the Ministry. Discussions focused on cooperation and partnership opportunities between Algiers and Washington.

After his meeting with the head of Algerian diplomacy, the American diplomat Antony Blinken was received by the President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, according to what indicated a press release from the Presidency of the Republic.

The same source said that the audience took place in the presence of the American delegation as well as the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ramtane Lamamra, the Minister of Energy and Mines, Mohamed Arkab, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mohamed Abdelhafid Henni, the Minister of the Environment, Samia Moualfi, and the Director of Cabinet at the Presidency of the Republic, Abdelaziz Khellaf.

Anthony Blinken visiting Algiers

The Head of American diplomacy Anthony Blinken landed this Wednesday morning in Algiers as part of an official visit during which he will address senior Algerian officials several issues relating to the current regional and international contexts as well as bilateral relations and the cooperation between Algiers and Washington.

It should be recalled that the State Department of the United States of America had indicated that, during his visit to Algeria, Antony Blinken will discuss “regional security and stability, trade cooperation, the promotion of human rights rights and fundamental freedoms and other areas of common interest”.

The American diplomat will also take the opportunity to “inaugurate the United States as a country of honor at the Algiers International Trade Fair, the largest trade fair of its type in Africa” ​​and to “meet with representatives of U.S. companies in Algeria to discuss deepening economic ties and promoting U.S.-Algerian trade and investment.”

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