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Qatar's emir, Algeria's president discuss ties, common interests

Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani (L) is welcomed by President of Algeria, Abdelmadjid Tebboune (R) in Oran, Algeria on 25 June 2022 [Amiri Diwan of the State of Qatar/Anadolu Agency]
Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani (L) is welcomed by President of Algeria, Abdelmadjid Tebboune (R) in Oran, Algeria on 25 June 2022 [Amiri Diwan of the State of Qatar/Anadolu Agency]

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune discussed the bilateral relations and issues of common importance Saturday with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, according to the Qatari news agency, Anadolu Agency reports.

The meeting was at the presidential residence in Oran, it said.

Prior to the visit, Al-Thani met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi in Cairo, his first visit to Egypt since 2015.

Al-Thani arrived in Algeria to attend the opening ceremony of the 19th Mediterranean Games of Oran as guest of honor.

The Mediterranean Games, a multisport event organized by the International Committee of Mediterranean Games (CIJM), is held every four years among countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea in Africa, Asia and Europe.

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