Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi expressed Kenya’s gratitude for Algeria’s political and financial support for the Multinational Security Support Mission in Haiti.
The message was conveyed during a meeting with Hon. Ahmed Attaf, Algerian Foreign Minister on the sidelines of the ongoing 19th Non-Aligned Movement Summit held Thursday in Munyonyo, Uganda.
Dr. Mudavadi reaffirmed Kenya’s commitment to lead international efforts to support the quest for peace and stability in Haiti. Minister Attaf pledged Algeria’s continued collaboration with Kenya on the issue.
The two Ministers also discussed the conflict between Israel and Hamas and jointly called for the imperative of de-escalation of conflict hostilities and an end to the humanitarian crisis in Gaza.
Both Kenya and Algeria emphasized the need for a two-state solution, aligning with the UN declaration for a lasting resolution to the conflict.
Addressing the threat of terrorism and extremism in Africa, Minister Attaf highlighted the challenges faced by the Sahel region due to armed and extremist groups, some with links to terrorist organizations like ISIS.
Dr. Mudavadi stressed the importance of concerted efforts to combat terrorism, citing Kenya’s own security concerns due to groups like Al-Shabab.
Kenya and Algeria maintain strong political and diplomatic ties and are strategic partners on the African continent.