ALGIERS – Tuesday, 07 March 2023 (APS) – The Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and National Community Abroad, Amar Belani received Tuesday in Algiers the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the Croatian Parliament, Gari Cappelli, said the Ministry in a statement.

The meeting “was an opportunity to reiterate the willingness of both parties and their common aspiration to deepen the excellent relations between the two countries, to develop and expand bilateral cooperation, especially in light of the successful bilateral political consultations, whose third session was held in Algiers last February 21” under the chairmanship of Belani and the Secretary of State for Political Affairs at the Croatian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Frano Matusic, said the source. 

Emphasis was placed on the importance of implementing the recommendations of the 3rd session of political consultations, especially about increasing the volume of bilateral trade, development of bilateral cooperation, and exchange of expertise and successful experiences in the field of agriculture, tourism, energy, culture, sport, and shipbuilding through a comprehensive economic partnership between the two countries.

Moreover, the two officials agreed to “strengthen parliamentary cooperation”, welcoming the installation of the Algeria-Croatia parliamentary friendship group, which is a new mechanism to boost cooperation and dialogue between the two friendly countries on all issues of common interest.” 

During the talks, the two sides exchanged views and analyses on the current situation at the international level, expressing their “great satisfaction” with the convergence of views on the need to further develop the system of multi-stakeholder action and implement international legality and international law without exclusivity, far from the policy of double standards in the resolution of various crises and conflicts in the world.”