Russian President Putin and Algerian President Tebbun Sign Strategic Partnership Declaration
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Algerian counterpart Abdelmajid Tebbun held talks in Moscow today, during which they signed a declaration on a broad strategic partnership between the two countries.
Long-standing Friendship between Algeria and Russia
President Tebboune of Algeria emphasized that the international situation does not affect Algeria’s friendship with Russia, which has lasted for more than 60 years. He noted that the Soviet Union was then a supporter of Algerian independence.
Tebboune added that Algeria gained non-permanent membership in the Security Council, thanks to the support of friends led by Russia. He also explained his country’s efforts to accelerate entry into the BRICS economic organization, of which Russia is a member.
Transitioning to a New Level of Cooperation
During a meeting with the President of Algeria yesterday, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin stated that the signing of a declaration on a comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries would be an important step. He noted that it would mark a transition of Russian-Algerian cooperation to a qualitatively new level.
The governments of Russia and Algeria will work to ensure coordinated actions to implement the agreements reached at the highest level, he added.
Official Visit to Russia
Algerian President Abdelmajid Tebboun began a three-day official visit to Russia on Tuesday to boost cooperation between the two countries. Tebbun’s visit to Russia took place at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin as part of strengthening cooperation between the two friendly countries.
During his visit, Tebbun participated in the work of the International Economic Forum in the Russian city of St. Petersburg, which lasted from June 14 to June 17.