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Something special unites us with Algeria

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Indomitable, like the sirocco, are the people of Algeria, a land of poets and warriors. Throughout history, all cultures, mountain and interior cities came together at its ports, as if born from the warm sand of the desert. Algiers, the white city, always fraternal, “open to all winds.”

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“For Algeria any assistance it may need”


In the early hours of October 22, 1963, the Aracelio Iglesias merchant ship arrived in Oran, Algeria’s second city, in the northwest of the country, where a column disembarked before being transported by rail in 42 open cars and 12 carriages some 80km to the fort built by the French Foreign Legion in Bedeau, near the town of Ras el Ma.

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Raúl meets Algerian Prime Minister

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President Raúl Castro Ruz meets Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal on the first day of his official visit to the North African country. President Raúl Castro Ruz met Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal on the first day of his official visit to the North African country, to discuss ways to perfect relations between the two countries and expand bilateral trade, according to AIN. Additionally attending the meeting, which also included a review of challenging international and regional issues, were Algeria’s Foreign Minister Ramtan Lamamra, and Health Minister Abdelmalek Budiaf.

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President Raul Castro Holds Meeting with Algerian Authorities


Cuba”s President Raul Castro, today met with Prime Minister of Algeria Abdelmalek Selal, and with the leader of the National People”s Assembly Mohamed Larbi Ould Khalifa. During the exchanges, which took place in a cordial and friendly atmosphere, the Cuban President recalled that this is his third visit to the African nation and that the two countries have historical ties of friendship and solidarity.

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President Raul Castro Pays Tribute to Algerian Martyrs


Cuban President Raul Castro paid tribute on Sunday to the Martyrs of the Algerian Revolution at the monument in their honor in this capital. After inspecting the detachment of honor of the Republican Guard, the Cuban head of State laid a wreath at the foot of the stone plaque that honors nearly two million Algerians, including civilians, who died in unequal combats against the French colonial Army, the official news agency APS reported.