April, 02 2014 08:45:00

VN, Algeria hold second political consultation

The 10th meeting of Vietnam-Algeria inter-governmental committee in Ha Noi. — VNA/VNS Photo

ALGIERS (VNS) — The second political consultation between Viet Nam and Algeria was held in the capital Algiers on Sunday.

The event was co-chaired by Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Phuong Nga and Secretary General of the Algerian Foreign Ministry Abdelhamid Senouci Bereksi.

The two sides briefed each other on the political and socio-economic developments of both countries and discussed measures to boost bilateral collaboration.

Both sides stressed the need to accelerate the implementation of agreements signed during the 10th meeting of the two countries' inter-governmental committee in Ha Noi in January to further co-operation in security, trade, investment, education, culture and tourism.

During her stay in Algeria, Deputy Foreign Minister Nga also paid a courtesy visit to Algerian Foreign Minister Lamtane Lamamra and had a working session with Secretary General of the Ministry of Industrial Development and Investment Promotion E.H.Makboul. — VNS

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