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Iran's president discusses Gaza with Algerian counterpart - Algeria's presidency

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Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi on Sunday discussed bilateral relations, energy cooperation, trade and Gaza with Algeria's leader Abdelmadjid Tebboune in a one-day state visit, according to Algeria's presidency.

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune meets with Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi at El Mouradia Palace, in Algiers, Algeria March 3, 2024. Algerian Presidency/Handout via Reuters

Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi on Sunday discussed bilateral relations, energy cooperation, trade and Gaza with Algeria's leader Abdelmadjid Tebboune in a one-day state visit, according to Algeria's presidency.

Algeria, a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council, backs the Palestinian cause and has called several times for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza.

 

(Reporting by Lamine Chikhi; Editing by Jan Harvey)

Reporting by Lamine Chikhi

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