Rio De Janeiro. Algeri.
Algeria and Brazil on Wednesday held their first meeting in Algiers strategic dialogue under the co-chairmanship of the Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Ramtane Lamamra, and the Brazilian Minister of External Relations, Mauro Lecker Vieira.
This first meeting was devoted to the establishment of mechanisms to stimulate and intensify Algerian-Brazilian strategic dialogue, Lamamra said during a press briefing hosted jointly with his Brazilian counterpart at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The strategic dialogue between Algeria and Brazil came to translate the "strong will" of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and former Brazilian President Lula Inacio da Silva, to give new impetus and expand to other areas, Algerian-Brazilian relations, already "very excellent", said Lamamra.
Stating that the agreement of the Algerian-Brazilian strategic dialogue was signed in 2012, the State Minister said that the pace of the meetings, at all levels, this dialogue "will be accelerated in the future" to to further strengthen bilateral cooperation.
Lamamra recalled the support and solidarity of Brazil and its people in the Algerian revolution, by informing the Provisional Government of the Algerian Republic (GPRA) had a representation in Brazil the time of the Liberation War.
"After the independence of Algeria, many Brazilian Democrats had found naturally asylum in Algeria," he added.