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1st Algerian official visits Morocco since ties cut

Xinhua
28 Sep 2022, 02:05 GMT+10

RABAT, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Algerian justice minister arrived in Morocco on Tuesday to officially invite the Moroccan king to the Arab Summit scheduled to be host by Algeria.

On behalf of Moroccan King Mohammed VI, Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita received the Algerian minister Abderrachid Tebbi, who was sent as the emissary of Algerian President Abdelmajid Tebboune, said a statement by the Moroccan Foreign Ministry.

Tebbi handed over the letter of invitation to the Arab Summit, which is scheduled for Nov. 1 and 2 in Algeria, to the Moroccan king, the statement added.

This is the first visit by an Algerian official to Morocco since the two North African countries cut diplomatic ties in August 2021 over their conflicts in territorial disputes.

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