Thursday, June 15, under the golds of the Kremlin, with the majesty that befits the place, the ceremonial welcome of the Algerian President, Abdemadjid Tebboune, by his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Poutine, was solemn and cordial at the same time.
The impressive appearance of the two Heads of State, on the long sumptuous red carpet unrolled under their feet, ended with a very warm handshake, publicly sealing their alliance, their ” convergence of views and their enhanced cooperation “.
THE Algerian President, in a joint statement with President Putin, demonstrated “his satisfaction with the convergence of views on the issues raised during the talks, including the question of Western Sahara, the situation in the Sahel and the Palestinian cause, as well as the current developments in the Middle East and in Libya “.
After having expressed to his Russian counterpart “his heartfelt thanks” for ” the warm welcome that makes us feel at home “, Abdelmadjid Tebboune specified that his visit to the Russian Federation “ is part of the efforts made by our country to consolidate bilateral relations and strengthen the dynamics of cooperation “.
On the economic level, President Tebboune took advantage of this meeting to thank his Russian counterpart verbally for his support for Algeria’s accession to the BRICS. As such, both parties agreed to further strengthen Algerian-Russian cooperation relations”in particular through the signing of the Deep Strategic Partnership Declaration which “ demonstrates our common concern to intensify and expand bilateral cooperation to raise it to the level of our historical relations which date back more than 60 years“, underlined the Algerian head of state.
” We will work to promote these relations through the encouragement of economic and commercial exchanges and the establishment of partnerships, in order to benefit from the economic complementarity in the two countries and from the experience of the Russian Federation in all areas of cooperation. bilateral”he assured.
President Tebboune invited Russian operators to ” invest in Algeria, which today has a favorable environment for investment, favored in particular by the incentive measures and the advantages provided by the new investment law “.
In addition, he also wanted to express his gratitude to Russia for its two fine, highly symbolic initiatives: erecting a stele in homage to the illustrious Emir Abdelkader and christening a magnificent little public square in the heart of Moscow with the name of the founder of the modern Algerian state.