The US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, affirmed the desire of both Washington and Algeria to witness stability and prosperity in Libya and the Sahel region.

This came during a telephone conversation between Blinken with his Algerian counterpart, Sabri Boukadoum, in which the former indicated the importance of promoting common interests for all parties involved.

The US embassy in Algeria published a statement confirming their joint discussions on opportunities to strengthen cooperation in Africa in order to enhance economic prosperity and regional stability.

Blinken further expressed his deep appreciation for Algeria’s role in promoting stability in the Sahel region and Libya generally.