ALGIERS- The head of the American diplomacy, Antony Blinken, underlined, Thursday in Washington, the role of Algeria in the promotion of stability in the Sahel and in Libya, welcoming, moreover, its efforts exerted in the economic and energy diversification, indicated the State Department spokesman Ned Price.
In a telephone talks with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sabri Boukadoum, “the Secretary of State expressed his appreciation for Algeria’s role in promoting stability in the Sahel and Libya and praised its efforts exerted in the economic and energy diversification, as well as its willingness to attract more American companies to Algeria, “Ned Price added in a statement issued by the State Department.
“He noted that the United States looked forward to being the guest of honor at the 2022 Algeria International Trade Fair,” adding that “the two officials reaffirmed the strength of the American-Algerian partnership.”
To this end, Blinken and Boukadoum discussed “the strengthening of bilateral relations based on shared values and common interests,” pointed out Ned Price.
They also discussed “the possibilities of increasing cooperation in Africa to promote economic prosperity and regional stability,” he said.
In a tweet, Blinken welcomed his exchange with Boukadoum, while reaffirming the importance of relations between the two countries (Algeria / United States).
For the US official, this “will help advance common interests.” “We discussed our desire to see stability and prosperity in Libya and the Sahel,” he wrote.