Q: Algeria announced the breaking off of relations with Morocco. What is your response? Will this have consequences for the country’s relations with France and for cooperation between the EU and the Maghreb?
Q: Will this announcement by the Algerian regime regarding the breaking off of relations with Morocco complicate the situation for France in the region?
A: Both Algeria and Morocco are friends and key partners of France. France of course remains attached to the strengthening of ties and to dialogue between countries in the region in order to consolidate stability and prosperity there.