ALGIERS- Head of State Abdelkader Bensalah has received on Thursday in Algiers Tunisian Chief of Government Youssef Chahed, the Special Envoy of Tunisian President Kaïs Saïed, said a communiqué of the Presidency of the Republic.
For his part, the head of state reaffirmed to his host the congratulations of Algeria “for the success of the last Tunisian presidential election, crowned by the election of Mr. Kaïs Saïd”, saying that this historic achievement “can further strengthen and deepen the exceptional cooperation and partnership relations in different fields, in the best interests of both countries and the two brotherly peoples, “the statement added.
Mr. Bensalah instructed the Special Envoy to convey to the President of the Republic of Tunisia “the availability of Algeria to welcome him with pride. ”
The meeting also “raised regional issues and challenges, including the crisis in Libya and stressed the need to continue consultations and coordination between the two countries in the face of security threats,” said the source.
Took part in the meeting Abderraouf Betbaieb, Minister-Counselor to the Tunisian President and Sabri Bachtobji, Tunisian Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, on the Tunisian side and Sabri Boukadoum, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Noureddine Ayadi, Secretary General of the Presidency of the Republic, on the Algerian side.