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ALGIERS, March 25 — Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has arrived in Algiers for a three-day visit to Algeria at the invitation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

Mugabe, who is also the current chairman of the African Union (AU), was welcomed upon his arrival at Houari-Boumediene International Airport here Tuesday by the Speaker of the Council of the Nation (the upper house of Parliament), Abdelkader Bensalah, Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal and members of the government.

The visit of President Mugabe will be an opportunity for the two sides to identify ways to enhance and boost co-operation and exchanges in all areas between the two countries, which are united by exemplary brotherly relations and solidarity since the independence of Zimbabwe in 1980, said the Presidency of the Republic in a statement.

The visit, which is in line with the excellent political relations between the two countries, also underscores the excellent political relations marked by the convergence of views on all regional and international issues of common interest.

Presidents Bouteflika and Mugabe will discuss issues relating to peace, security, co-operation and integration in Africa.

SOURCE: APS

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