Algeria-Lesotho: FMs touch on range of bilateral, regional issues, including multisectoral cooperation

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ALGIERS- Foreign Minister Sabri Boukadoum paid, Wednesday, a working visit to the Kingdom of Lesotho, the ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.

During this visit, Mr. Boukadoum was received, in audience, by the Prime Minister, Mr. Moeketsi Majoro, and met with his counterpart, Ms. Matsepo Ramakoae, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Relations.

“The talks focused on evaluating the state of bilateral relations between the two countries and examining ways and means to strengthen multisectoral cooperation,” said the same source.

Particular emphasis was placed on the need to finalize the legal framework and revitalize contacts at all levels in view of the holding of the inaugural session of the Joint Commission.

Regional and international issues of common interest were also addressed. According to the statement, the two parties agreed on the need to deepen coordination within regional and international organizations, in order to defend the principles of international law and achieve the objectives of the continental organization in the fields of peace, security and development.

Regarding the conflict in Western Sahara, the two parties underlined the imperative for the African Union and the United Nations to work, together, for the launch of a real political process capable of allowing the completion of the process of decolonization.

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