ALGIERS- Algeria and Spain signed on Wednesday a Memorandum of Understanding in the judicial field to finalize the conventional framework linking the two countries in the civil, commercial and criminal fields as well as extradition of criminals.
Signed by the Minister of Justice, Tayeb Louh and his Spanish counterpart, Dolores Delgado, this memorandum will establish cooperation in the field of basic training of magistrates and staff of the Justice sector. This new mechanism aims to exchange knowledge and expertise in the legal and judicial fields, in the best interests of both countries.
Mr Louh described the agreement as “a further step in the process of strengthening and deepening relations between Algeria and Spain”, stressing that the two countries “are allies and strategic partners in political and economic terms, and are bound by multifarious relationships in various areas of common interest “.
The minister recalled the relations established between Algeria and Spain in its common humanitarian dimension, having devoted “privileged” ties of friendship.
This memorandum “reflects the interest given to the human resources that are at the heart of the reforms initiated in the justice sector in Algeria, through the meeting of all the means and all the conditions necessary to ensure better training in the field of justice, the minister said.
For her part, the Spanish Minister of Justice welcomed the quality of relations between Algeria and Spain, “highlighting the determination of Spain to” move forward in this bilateral cooperation “.