Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, is visiting Algeria today. He will be received by Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune and Prime Minister Abdelaziz Djerad; he will also meet with his counterpart, Sabri Boukadoum.
They will discuss regional issues, notably the situations in Libya and the Sahel.
The minister will reaffirm our attachment to ensuring that all states in the region, notably Algeria, are involved in the international efforts to resolve the crisis in Libya and can contribute to the positive momentum created in Montreux under UN auspices.
The minister will also underscore our determination to support the transition underway in Mali and our commitment to the implementation of the agreement reached in Algiers.
Lastly, the minister will discuss all aspects of our bilateral relations and our cooperation.