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Source: Reuters

Mar 3, 2024

Iran's president discusses Gaza with Algerian counterpart, Algeria's presidency says

DUBAI, March 3 (Reuters) - Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi on Sunday discussed bilateral relations, energy cooperation, trade and Gaza with Algeria's leader Abdelmadjid Tebboune in a one-day state visit, according to Algeria's presidency.

Algeria, a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council, backs the Palestinian cause and has called several times for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza.

Reporting by Lamine Chikhi; Editing by Jan Harvey

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