ALGIERS- The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Libyan Government of National Unity, Nadjla al-Mangouche, praised, today, Sunday in Algiers, “Algeria’s constant role” and “its tireless efforts to preserve Libyan sovereignty”.
“We salute the constant role of Algeria and its tireless efforts to preserve Libyan sovereignty, its territorial integrity and its independence in addition to its full solidarity to achieve national reconciliation”, declared Mrs. al-Mangouche at the end of her meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sabri Boukadoum.
She praised Algeria’s “positive role” and its support for the UN process which resulted in the Geneva agreement crowned by the presidential election of December 24, 2021 on constitutional bases”.
“Strengthening the channels of bilateral cooperation between us requires stepping up efforts and paying more attention to the development of our relations, as well as removing all the obstacles that hinder the achievement of economic cooperation and effective trade exchange. “she said.
“Mr. Boukadoum has cooperated with us in this area and agreed to open the border post of Deb Deb which is a vital point between Algeria and Libya. He also promised us to open another border post shortly to facilitate the channels of cooperation between the two countries “, underlined the Libyan minister, welcoming” this cooperation and the flexibility in the response to the Libyan requests in this conjuncture “.
She, also, indicated that she had discussed with Mr. Boukadoum the “relaunch of the holding of the large mixed commission and to organize it in the nearest future at a ministerial level” to examine “several priority files relating to the trade, security, health sectors and the clandestine migration and cooperation channels in securing borders as well as the activation of security conventions in order to strengthen the ties of security cooperation, “she pointed out.
The Libyan minister addressed her thanks to Algeria, “her second country”, as well as to her Algerian counterpart for the warm welcome and hospitality reserved for her, and for giving her the opportunity to discuss the various problems and obstacles raised by the Libyan side, welcoming the support of Mr. Boukadoum in this direction.
The bilateral meetings which brought together members of the Algerian government and their Libyan counterparts concerned the sectors of the Interior, Labor and social security, Transport and public works, Health.