Foreign Minister Sabri Boukadoum paid an official visit today to Mali within the framework of the existing cooperation relations between the two countries.
Mr. Boukadoum was received by the President of the Republic of Niger, Mr. Mahamadou Issoufou to whom “he conveyed the greetings of his brother, the President of the Republic, Mr. Abdelmadjid Tebboune”, while reiterating to him the determination of Algeria to further strengthen bilateral cooperation relations and political consultation between the two countries on issues of common interest, particularly in Mali and Libya, as well as other challenges facing the region.
During this meeting, the Nigerien president reaffirmed “the attachment of his country to cooperative relations with Algeria”, welcoming “the dynamic which characterizes them in line with the specific character of the relations binding the two countries and brotherly peoples” .
Mr. Issoufou praised the fruitful bilateral cooperation in several areas, expressing his willingness to continue and strengthen cooperation in the economic field in particular, by taking advantage of the structuring projects in the region, as well as in the security field ” , adds the same source.
On this occasion, President Issoufou expressed “his deep gratitude and heartfelt thanks to Algeria and to the President of the Republic for Algeria’s constant solidarity with Niger, particularly in the fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic and natural disasters”.
The head of Algerian diplomacy also met the Nigerien Prime Minister, Mr. Briji Rafini and the President of the Nigerien National Assembly, Mr. Ousseini Tinni, with whom he discussed “the ways and means of strengthening cooperation “.