The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price:
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today with Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune in Algiers. Secretary Blinken and President Tebboune discussed a range of issues, including ways to expand our economic cooperation and the designation of the United States as the Country of Honor at the Algiers International Trade Fair, the largest trade show of its kind in Africa. The Secretary reaffirmed the Administration’s commitment to broaden and deepen the relationship with Algeria, including through advancing human rights and fundamental freedoms. They also discussed regional security issues and international developments involving President Putin’s aggression against Ukraine.