The President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, received on Monday a phone call from his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, during which they exchanged information on the efforts made by their respective countries in the fight against the pandemic of the new coronavirus and reviewed privileged bilateral relations, says a press release from the Presidency of the Republic.
“President Abdelmadjid Tebboune received on Monday morning a phone call from his Russian counterpart; Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation, during which they exchanged information on the efforts made by their respective countries in the fight against the pandemic of the new coronavirus. They also reviewed the privileged bilateral relations and agreed to work to broaden and deepen them in all areas,” the press release reads.
On this occasion, “the Russian President renewed his invitation to visit Russia to President Tebboune, who accepted the invitation and thanked him, while agreeing to set a date for the visit at a later date,” the same source added.
“At the international level, the two sides discussed the role of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), whose presidency is currently held by Algeria.
In this regard, the President of the Republic welcomed “the role of Russia as a member outside Opec in order to preserve the stability of hydrocarbon prices,” the same source said.
The two parties agreed to “continue consultation and coordination with the other members of OPEC and its partners for the stabilization of the international oil market”.
Concerning the latest developments in Libya, the two Presidents decided, “to intensify the permanent dialogue in order to facilitate the establishment of peace and security in this brotherly country, within the framework of a political solution guaranteeing the territorial integrity and national sovereignty of Libya,” the press release concludes.