Press conference Tebboune – Mattarella: the points to remember

This Thursday, May 26, 2022, the President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune held a joint press conference with his Italian counterpart, Sergio Mattarella. The latter is part of President Tebboune’s state visit to Italy, at the invitation of the Italian President. Abdelmadjid Tebboune began his visit which will last 3 days, this Wednesday, May 25.

President Tebboune, spoke during this press conference, the friendly relationship between the two countries. By evoking the position of Italy, which is very positive and this since the revolution to our days. While committing to preserve this friendship with Italy in all areas, such as energy.

Then, the Head of State assured that Algeria undertakes to honor its agreements in the field of energy supply with Italy. By ensuring that Eni and Sonatrach will explore additional gas resources. But also that Italy will be the distributor of Algerian gas in Europe.

Still in the field of energy, President Tebboune mentioned the possibility of a maritime line to transport electricity from Algeria to Europe via Italy. He also spoke about renewable energies, saying that Algeria produces solar panels in partnership with Italy in Sidi Bel Abbes.

Finally, President Tebboune said “There is a great convergence of visions between Algeria and Rome on the most important international issues of common interest. » before adding « There are two countries which have no particular interests in Libya other than its stability, they are Algeria and Italy. »

Italian President Sergio Mattarella said: “I confirmed with my Algerian counterpart during our talks the relationship of friendship and cooperation between our two countries. »

Tebboune received by Mattarella this Thursday, May 26

This Thursday morning, President Abdelmadjid Tebboune was officially received at the presidential palace in the Italian capital, Rome, by his Italian counterpart Sergio Mattarella. This is part of President Tebboune’s state visit to Italy since Wednesday, which will last three days.

The President of the Republic had private talks with his Italian counterpart, Sergio Mattarella, at the start of their meeting.

The official reception ceremony of President Tebboune took place at the presidential palace “Corinale” in accordance with Italian customs and traditions. After that, the President of the Republic shook hands with the senior Italian officials present and took a commemorative photo with his Italian counterpart.

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