ALGIERS – Monday, 30 October 2023 (APS) – The “Algeria-Romania” Parliamentary Friendship group was set up in Algiers on Monday, to strengthen parliamentary cooperation between the two countries.

Rabah Bouteldja, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Community Committee of the People’s National Assembly (Lower House) described the installation of this group as an “important event in the consolidation of bilateral relations, particularly at the parliamentary level.”

“The relations of friendship and cooperation between Algeria and Romania are based on mutual respect and regular consultation,” said the source.

He expressed his wish to see this group “boosting bilateral cooperation while taking advantage of the capacities that both countries have in many areas.”

For his part, Romania’s ambassador to Algeria, Gruia Jacota, welcomed this initiative.

The Chairman of the Algeria-Romania Parliamentary Friendship Group, MP Ali Djellouli, underlined the convergence of views between the two countries on many regional and international issues of common interest.

“I hope this convergence will be supported by the establishment of consultation and coordination mechanisms to bolster bilateral relations,” he said.