“Business Council needs to be created between Azerbaijan, Algeria,” Algerian FM


ALGIERS- The Minister of Foreign Affairs and National Community Abroad, Ramtane Lamamra, was received, Wednesday in the Azerbaijani capital Baku, by his Azerbaijani counterpart Jeyhun Bayramov, Trend reported.

The meeting was followed by a joint briefing, during which the head of the Algerian diplomacy Lamamra emphasized the need to create a Business Council between Azerbaijan and Algeria.

“It’s necessary to develop business contacts between our countries. To do this, we need to create a Business Council, which will contribute to the significant development of economic relations between Azerbaijan and Algeria,” he said.

According to the Minister, a more active exchange between the two ministries and governments is needed to realize the potential of cooperation between the friendly countries.

On another level, Lamamra highlighted Algeria’ support for the prospects of peace and stability in the South Caucasus on the basis of international law.

“We aim to contribute to this matter. The role of Algeria as the former chairman of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and Azerbaijan as the current chairman oblige to this,” he said.

The minister noted the productivity of the discussions he held with his Azerbaijani, expressing hope for further fruitful cooperation between the two countries.

As a reminder, Mr. Lamamra arrived Tuesday in Baku, Azerbaijan, for a two-day working visit as a special envoy of President of the Republic Abdelmadjid Tebboune.

A member of OPEC+, the Republic of Azerbaijan chairs the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) until the end of 2023 and takes part in the works of the Forum of Gas Explorer Countries (GEPF).


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