Algeria: 'we work with Tunisia for energy needs', min

To prevent energy crises during summer

01 June, 15:51

    (ANSAmed) - TUNIS, JUNE 1 - Algeria's energy and mining minister, Mohamed Arkab, has said that Algeria is coordinating with Tunisia to identify energy needs in order to avoid a crisis ahead of the summer season. "Algeria assists and supports Tunisia", added the minister at a meeting of the joint Tunisian-Algerian commission for energy and mining cooperation held in Algeria.

    The Tunisian minister of industry, energy and mining, Neila Nouira Gongi, also met Algeria's prime minister, who "stressed his country's will to work together to favor bilateral relations in these vital sectors".

    Gongi observed moreover that talks between the Algerian and Tunisian delegations will allow to "develop a partnership, not only commercial" in nature and stressed Tunisia's commitment to boost cooperation in the field of electricity and natural gas, given the current global situation, stating that Algeria has always supported Tunisia to overcome such crises. Discussions between the two delegations also focused on issues regarding renewable energy, energy transition and the trade of oil products.(ANSAmed). (ANSA).

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