Lamamra spoke in an audience granted, at the ministry’s headquarters, to the ambassadors of Arab countries accredited in Algeria, in a consultation meeting coming within the framework of periodic meetings with the diplomatic corps.
“Contrary to the untruths spread under the title “postponement of the Summit” while the date of its holding hasn’t been set and no decision has been taken on it yet, and in accordance with the measures in force as part of the Arab system, President of the Republic intends to propose a date combining the historic national symbolism and the Arab dimension, a date that enshrines the values of the common struggle and Arab solidarity,” underlined Lamamra.
“This date which should be adopted by the council of the Arab ministers during the ordinary session scheduled for next March, with the initiative of Algeria and support of the Arab League’s General Secretariat, will also enable completing the preliminary process in form and substance, leading to political conclusions reinforcing the credibility and effectiveness of the joint Arab action,” added the minister.
In this regard, Lamamra underlined “the commitment of President of the Republic Abdelmadjid Tebboune to continuing consultations and coordination with his brothers, leaders of Arab countries and officials of the Arab League Secretariat General, as part of the ongoing direct and periodic contacts with some of his Arab counterparts as well as those of its personal envoy.”
“The expected goals from this process, initiated by Algeria according to a participatory approach, consists mainly in reaching consensus on the main issues that will be tackled in the next Arab Summit, including the setting of the right date for its holding,” added the minister.
Lamamra’s meeting with the diplomatic corps accredited in Algeria was an opportunity to “inform the Arab ambassadors on the efforts made by Algeria for the strengthening of the joint Arab action in order to implement an Arab security system with all its dimensions,” added the source.