UN welcomes Algerian efforts on Mali reconciliation

President of The United Nations General Assembly, Sam Kahamba Kutesa, on Monday here hailed the “leadership and contribution” of Algeria to the settlement of the Malian crisis.
“I commend Algeria for its leadership and contribution to resolving the conflict in Mali. This process was led by the Algerian top diplomat Ramtane Lamamra,” Kutesa told the press following his meeting with President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
“We have also broached conflicts in the African continent,” he said while stressing that “President Bouteflika’s position and knowledge of those issues is truly outstanding.”
Kutesa, who congratulated Algeria for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), informed the Head of the State about the objectives of lasting development (2015-2030), thefinancing of this development, the next meeting in Addis Ababa on the matter and the preparation of the Summit on Climate Change scheduled for December in Paris.

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