Tebboune affirms Algerian solidarity with Cuba against blockade
The Algerian President affirms his country's permanent solidarity with Cuba in its endeavor to lift the economic, financial, and commercial blockade imposed on it.
Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune affirmed on Saturday his country's solidarity with the Cuban people against the blockade imposed on Havana.
In a joint statement with his Cuban counterpart Miguel Diaz-Canel, the Algerian President affirmed Algeria's permanent solidarity with the Cuban people in its endeavor to lift the economic, financial, and commercial blockade imposed on it for more than 60 years, based on its belief in the principles and objectives of the United Nations and on the United Nations General Assembly resolution, which calls for the lifting of this blockade.
Tebboune announced on Thursday the cancellation of all interests in Algeria's debts to Cuba and the postponement of their payment.
The Algerian President also announced that Cuba will be gifted a solar power plant and that it will resume its supply of fuel to reactivate power stations and end frequent outages.
On his part, the Cuban President said, "Cooperation between Cuba and Algeria is being strongly strengthened and is an exemplary one," stressing that "we have good relations with Algeria at the political and international levels, and our international positions match."
Diaz-Canel saluted "the deep Algerian understanding of the economic situation in Cuba and thank them for the historical support."
This comes as the Cuban President concluded on Saturday his three-day working and friendship visit to Algeria.
Diaz-Canel's business and friendship visit to Algeria coincides with the two countries' commemoration of the 60th anniversary of their historical diplomatic relations, which actually began before Algeria's independence and continued by supporting the just causes of peoples and their right to liberation, especially the Palestinian cause, as embodied through solidarity, cooperation, and coordination of diplomatic positions in various international forums.
Relations between the two countries fulfilled several achievements, the latest of which was the set up of the Algerian-Cuba Parliamentary Friendship Group last February, to be an opportunity to launch a new era of bilateral cooperation and enhance exchange in all fields, including parliamentary and economic, in a way that reflects the close relations between the two countries and peoples.
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