Algerian Deputy Minister of Defense Meets French Defence Minister

Algiers, May 20 (QNA) – Algerian Deputy Minister of National Defense, Chief of Staff of the National People’s Army (ANP) Lt General Ahmed Gaid Salah met here on Tuesday with French Minister of Defense Jean-Yves Le Drian, who is currently visiting Algeria.

During the meeting, they discussed bilateral military cooperation and ways and means of promoting and developing them for serving mutual interests, the Algerian Ministry of Defense said in a release issued today.

They also considered several regional and international security and military issues of mutual interest, particularly the sub-region of the Sahel. The French defense minister arrived here earlier in the day for a two-day visit to Algeria. (QNA)

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