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Algeria and Zimbabwe contribute to resolving conflicts in various parts of Africa, through the implementation of programs within the African Union (AU), said Wednesday in Algiers, President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, who is also chairman of the AU.

“Facing the destabilization attempts and conflicts in different parts of Africa, we have discussed the possibility for us (Algeria and Zimbabwe) to help resolve those issues through the implementation of AU programs,” Mugabe told the press, following his meeting with President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

Stressing that Algeria and Zimbabwe have “similar” positions, he indicated having discussed with President Bouteflika, the question of Western Sahara and the United Nations efforts.

Underlining the “contribution as much as possible” of both Algeria and Zimbabwe to resolving conflicts in Africa, the AU current chairman aocated the adoption of an approach to reach lasting solutions.

In terms of bilateral relations, he stressed the “need” for both countries to continue to strengthen the bonds of cooperation.

Describing the talks between the delegations of the two friendly countries, Zimbabwe President noted the possibility of setting up joint ventures, partnerships and joint projects.

“We have focused our talks on infrastructure, including the construction of roads, railways renovation and the opportunity to develop and modernize our air company,” he said, adding that the fields of electricity and energy have also been broached.

Source : Algerie Presse Service

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