Foreign Minister Plasencia meets with Algeria's Ambassador after termination of service in Venezuela - MPPRE

Foreign Minister Plasencia meets with Algeria’s Ambassador after termination of service in Venezuela

Foreign Minister Félix Plasencia met with the Ambassador of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria to Venezuela, Ben Moussat Ghaouti, in a farewell activity held in the headquarters of the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry in Caracas.

The event took place on the occasion of the Algerian ambassador’s termination of service after more than 6 years in office defending the principles of sovereignty and self-determination of the peoples.

Vice-minister for Africa Yuir Pimentel and the African Diplomatic Corps joined the farewell event held on Friday.

After the meeting, President Nicolás Maduro awarded Ambassador Ben Moussat the Order of Francisco de Miranda First Class condecoration.

Venezuela and Algeria have maintained bilateral agreements in different areas such as politics, culture, trade, communication, transport and energy, being the two latter the ones that stand out as the two countries are members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and the Gas Exporting Countries Forum.