ALGIERS- Malian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Tiébilé Dramé, began, Tuesday a two-day working visit to Algiers, during which he will discuss bilateral relations and the peace process in Mali.
Mr. Dramé was welcomed, upon his arrival at Houari-Boumediene International Airport, by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sabri Boukadoum.
In a statement to the press, the Malian minister said he was carrying a message from the Malian president, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, to the head of state, Abdelkader Bensalah.
“We will continue the Algerian-Malian talks previously begun in Bamako between the heads of diplomacy of the two countries,” he said, noting that both sides want to “further strengthen their bilateral relations.”
Discussions will also focus on the peace and reconciliation agreement in Mali, a process launched in 2014, led by international mediation and Algeria.