Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ramtane Lamamra held talks with his Rwandan counterpart Louise Mushikiwabo, on the sidelines of the 3rd High Level Seminar for Peace and Security in Africa, taking place in Oran – Algeria on 30 December 2015.
At the meeting, the ministers have lengthily discussed the role and the contribution of the African States, which are non-permanent members of Security, to the coordination and the promotion of the African positions about the crises and conflicts in the continent. In this regard, Lamamra stressed the need for a coordinated and concerted African approach enabling the African states to have a full participation in the management of African issues on the agenda of the Security Council.
Besides, the two ministers reviewed the state of peace and security at the regional, continental and international stages.
The Rwandan minister paid homage to the efforts of Algeria and President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika for the International Mediation having resulted in the signing of Peace and Reconciliation Accord in Mali, following Algiers Process.
For his part, Lamamra welcomed the role played by Rwanda in the UN Security Council.
In view of the holding in Kigali of the 27th Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly in June/July 2016, the two ministers discussed the main points concerning AU peace and development.
In this context, Lamamra reiterated the support of Algeria for the organization of such a continental event.
At the bilateral level, the two ministers broached the application of the conclusions of President Kagame’s last visit to Algiers.