The Algerian Ministry of National Defense said in a statement that General Said Chanegriha, Chief of the Staff of the People’s National Army, received on Tuesday (photo) UK Defense Senior Advisor to the Middle East and North Africa (DSAME), Air Marshal Martin Elliot Sampson.
Held at the headquarters of the ANP General Staff, the audience was attended by General Officers of the Ministry of National Defense and the ANP General Staff, alongside members of the British military delegation.
Both parties reviewed the state of bilateral cooperation and examined ways to further consolidate it. They also discussed the security situation at the regional and international levels, the statement added.
After welcoming the host delegation, the Army General affirmed that “the concretization of this visit is able to allow the diversification and promotion of bilateral military cooperation”, while stating “the readiness of our country to implement practical measures aimed at achieving the expected dynamics”.
For his part, Algeria’s Secretary General of the Ministry of National Defense, Major General Mohamed Salah Ben Bicha, received Monday in Algiers the visiting UK Defense Senior Advisor to the Middle East and North Africa and his accompanying delegation.
The two sides began bilateral discussions in presence of Major General, Director of External Relations and of Cooperation of Ministry of National Defense and the members of the British delegation. These discussions focused on areas of common interest.
At the end of the meeting, the two parties exchanged symbolic gifts. (Photo © Algerian Ministry of National Defense)