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Ataf: The talks with the Ghanaian President confirmed the complete agreement of viewpoints between our two presidents


Accra – The Minister of Foreign Affairs and the National Community Abroad, Ahmed Ataf, described the talks he held on Saturday in Accra with the Ghanaian President as “very fruitful”, as they confirmed the “complete agreement” of views between Algeria and Ghana and between the presidents of the two countries, Mr. Abdelmadjid Tebboune and his counterpart. Nana Akufo-Addo.

Mr. Ataf said in a press statement after his reception by the Ghanaian President, at the end of the tour assigned to him by the President of the Republic: “The talks with President Nana Akufo-Addo were very fruitful and confirmed the complete compatibility of views between our two countries and our presidents, as well as the keenness The permanent and joint efforts between us to enhance security and stability in a way that serves the aspirations of our peoples in the region.

The minister said that President Nana Akufo-Addo entrusted him with conveying “his greetings and encouragements to his brother, President Abdelmadjid Tebboune,” praising his “important role and his offices aimed at making an effective contribution to putting an end to the crisis in Niger.”

The Ghanaian President also praised – adds Mr. Ataf – “the firm and committed role of President Abdelmadjid Tebboune in serving sublime issues, namely development and security issues in Africa,” stressing that he is looking forward to meeting him “in the near future” on the occasion of his state visit to Algeria at the invitation of the President of the Republic. . Turning to the situation in Niger, Mr. Ataf indicated that he briefed the Ghanaian President on “the initiatives taken by his brother, Mr. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, to strengthen the status and role of the political track in resolving this crisis”, because this track “remains, in our view, the only guarantor of achieving the goals around which it revolves.” All peoples and states within the African Union and supported by the Economic Community of West African States.

These goals – adds Mr. Attaf – which were clearly defined by President Tebboune, are to ensure full and strict respect for the African legal framework related to unconstitutional changes of government, with an emphasis on Algeria’s full adherence to the principle of prohibiting and rejecting unconstitutional changes of government, in which our country had a prominent role. In crystallizing and consolidating it on the continental scene on the occasion of the 1999 Algiers Summit of the Organization of African Unity.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs affirmed that by virtue of this balance, Algeria is “the main custodian, the moral keeper and the moral keeper of this central principle of African relations.” These goals are also represented, as the minister added, in “achieving a return to the constitutional order in Niger and a complete restoration of democratic governance in this brotherly country,” as well as “preserving the gains that Niger has made during the past decade, whether in terms of consolidating the democratic approach or in terms of combating terrorism and Supporting stability in the country directly and in the region indirectly.

As for the fourth and final goal, it is, as Mr. Ataf said, “to spare Niger and the entire region the repercussions of resorting to force and the dangers of external interventions that threaten to inflame the situation in this country and the entire region.”



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