PRETORIA – The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sabri Boukadoum, was received, Tuesday in Pretoria, by the South African President, Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa, indicated a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
On a working visit to South Africa, Mr. Boukadoum “took advantage of this audience to convey to his host the warm and fraternal greetings from his brother, the President of the Republic, Mr. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, and to convey his firm commitment to further strengthening the strategic partnership between the two countries and breathe new life into bilateral cooperation, ”the statement said.
For his part, Mr. Ramaphosa “hailed the quality of the historic and exceptional bonds of solidarity, friendship and mutual support which have always marked the relations between the two brotherly peoples”, according to the same source.
In particular, he expressed “his willingness to work together with his brother, Mr. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, for the development of bilateral cooperation in its political, security, economic and cultural dimensions, with a view to making optimum use of the opportunities offered, “the statement added.
In addition, “this meeting touched on regional and international issues of common interest, particularly those related to security and development in Africa, highlighting the convergence of the views and positions of the two countries within regional and international fora “, specified the press release.
Finally, President Ramaphosa “instructed Minister Boukadoum to convey to the President of the Republic, his brother Abdelmadjid Tebboune, his best regards, wishing him a speedy recovery, while wishing well-being and more progress and prosperity to the Algerian people, ”the statement concluded.