Political relations between Algeria and Germany are good. Even in the 1990s, when Algeria suffered the effects of Islamist terrorist attacks, Germany maintained diplomatic contacts with the country.…
Following the Berlin Libya Conference, the priority now is to implement the decisions adopted there. To achieve this, it is important to involve Libya’s neighbouring countries and the region. That is why Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is travelling to Algeria and Tunisia.
Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is meeting in Berlin with Ramtane Lamamra, the new Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Algeria. The population of this neighbouring country of Europe is peacefully calling for political change.
The German Archaeological Institute (DAI) has been involved in refurbishing the museum since 2008 using funding from the Cultural Preservation Programme of the Federal Foreign Office.
Algeria plays an important role in efforts to mediate in Libya.
Political talks and meetings with business people and representatives of civil society were on the agenda of Foreign Minister Steinmeier’s visit to Algeria on Saturday and Sunday.