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French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian meets his Algerian counterpart Sabri Bogadom, Prime Minister Abdelaziz Jarad, and President of the Republic Abdel Majid Taboun during a short official visit to Algeria on Tuesday, in the first visit of a high-ranking French official to this country since the protests that pushed the President Former Abdelaziz Bouteflika to resign.
On Tuesday, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will discuss bilateral and regional files with Algerian officials, the first of which Libya crisis And the countries of the African coast, during a short official visit to this country, according to what an official Algerian source confirmed.
Ludryan is scheduled to meet his Algerian counterpart, Sabri Bogadoum, the new Prime Minister Abdelaziz Jarad, and the new Algerian President, Abdel Majid Taboun.
Ludryan is the first French minister to visit Algeria since the visit of French Justice Minister Nicole Bellbouill in late January 2019 to this country, which has been witnessing for nearly a year an anti-power protest movement.
A new government was recently formed in Algeria after a presidential election on December 12, but it has been rejected by the protest movement.
The visit of the French minister comes two days after Berlin Conference On the establishment of peace in Libya, in which the most prominent international parties involved in the Libyan conflict participatedAgreed to Respect the arms embargo to Libya and not interfere in its internal affairs.
The Algerian President, who participated in the Berlin conference, expressed on Monday his country’s readiness to embrace a “dialogue” between the Libyan parties, with the aim of “removing the specter of war from all the region.”