Minister of Foreign Affairs Sabri Boukadoum highlighted, today, Friday, January 15th, 2021, that he was received, in audience, by Mr. Uhuru KENYATTA, President of the Republic of Kenya, tweeted the Head of the Algerian diplomacy on his official Twitter account.
As such, the Algerian official expressed gratitude for this opportunity, pointing out that the discussions were rich and constructive, covering many issues of common interest, means and ways to further enhance bilateral cooperation in the near future to achieve highest levels of coordination as well as mechanisms to face regional and international challenges.
“I was truly privileged and honored to be received today by H.E. Mr. Uhuru KENYATTA, President of the Republic of Kenya,” read the tweet.
In this vein, the Minister conveyed to the Kenyan President the greetings and best wishes of his brother, the Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, while expressing the President’s full support to the personal contribution and commitment of his dear brother with a view to advancing the values and ideals of panafricanism, in particular the need to allow the African people to effectively take the destiny of their continent to their own hands.
The Minister, also, hailed Kenya’s constructive role in promoting peace and stability in the region, praising its valuable efforts and sacrifices in combating terrorism and violent extremism, stressing that the success of Kenya is the success of Algeria and the whole continent.
For his part, Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta recalled the “historical and deeply rooted ties which unite the two brotherly countries and peoples, anchored in their struggle for decolonization, and marked by the constancy of privileged relations of solidarity, friendship and mutual support “. He expressed, in this aspect, his “willingness to boost bilateral cooperation in its political, security, economic and cultural dimensions”.
The meeting also gave rise to the examination of regional and international issues of common interest, in particular those related to “security and development in Africa”. In this regard, it was noted with “satisfaction, the convergence of views and positions, the result of regular consultation” between the two countries.
President Kenyatta “instructed the Minister to convey to the President of the Republic, his brother Mr. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, his best regards and his sincere wishes for personal health and well-being and further progress and prosperity to the brotherly Algerian people”.
Here are the full remarks of the Minister: