ALGIERS- Algeria has always played a “key role” in the stabilization of the region, said Sunday in Algiers Minister of Foreign Affairs and Worship of Argentina Susana Malcorra, describing it as a “responsible partner.”
“Algeria has always played a key role in the stabilization of the region. I would describe it as a responsible partner,” she said in a press briefing following her talks with Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ramtane Lamamra.
She added that Algeria is a “long-standing partner” for Argentina and it has even a greater role,” because of what is happening (in Africa) like cross-border crime and terrorism.
“I see the key role played by Algeria in the resolution of the crises in Mali and Libya as well as in Africa in a broader context,” she said.
Malcorra said that she broached the bilateral relations, notably economic and scientific, South-South cooperation, in addition to the sector of agriculture, underlining that Argentina can work with Algeria to strengthen its capacities in food-processing area.
“We have broached the bilateral issues of common interest in our respective regions and the multilateral issues and we can today work on this together, where the notions of multilateralism, globalization and opening have become a real challenge,” she pointed out.