ALGIERS – Thursday, 16 March 2023 (APS) – The President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune received Thursday in Algiers the Chair of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation, Valentina Matvienko, said a statement of the Presidency of the Republic.

The audience took place at the headquarters of the Presidency of the Republic, in the presence of the Speaker of the Council of the Nation (Upper House), Salah Goudjil, the Chief of Staff at the Presidency of the Republic, Abdelaziz Khellaf, the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and National Community Abroad, Amar Belani, and the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Algiers, Valerian Shuvaev, said the statement.