November 23, 2022 | 3 days ago

US-Africa Summit to take place in December in Washington

Forty-five African Heads of State and Government confirmed their participation in the meeting, which will be chaired by Joe Biden.

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After the Africa-France summits, the Russia-Africa summits, the Turkey-Africa partnership summits and the China-Africa summit, it is now Washington's turn to implement the idea launched in Abuja by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken. A summit with US and African officials to conduct a high-level diplomatic policy that will transform their current relationship. A summit announced by President Joe Biden.

A summit at the center of the meeting yesterday at the Government Palace between Prime Minister Aïmene Benabderrahmane and Elizabeth Moore Aubin, Ambassador of the United States of America in Algeria. According to a press release issued by the Prime Minister's Office, the meeting was an opportunity to acknowledge the depth of the relationship between the two countries, to discuss ways to strengthen bilateral cooperation in various areas. The meeting was also an opportunity for an exchange of views on the issues on the agenda of the US-Africa Summit. Prime Minister Aïmene Benabderrahmane, as special envoy of President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, is expected to attend the summit. A summit is planned for December 13-15 in Washington.

“This summit will demonstrate the United States' enduring commitment to Africa and highlight the importance of US-Africa relations and increased cooperation on shared global priorities,” Joe Biden said in a statement. Forty-five African heads of state and government confirmed their participation at the summit, according to Dana Banks, the president's special assistant and senior director for Africa on the National Security Council for the US-Africa leaders' summit. Only Burkina Faso, Guinea, Sudan and Mali are not invited, currently suspended by the African Union.

November 23, 2022 | algeria-logo