On Friday, the EU warned it was prepared to take action to defend the interests of its members. Algeria then appeared to do a U-turn when its mission at the European Union issued a statement saying the country had never suspended the treaty with Spain. “Hasty and unfounded.” Algeria said of the EU's
Algerian president Abdelmadjid Tebboune hosted his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro in Algiers, Thursday. Algeria and Venezuela are members of the OPEC oil cartel and their governments expressed their wish to work more closely on fields like oil and gas.
The Algerian president’s office announced Wednesday that the North African nation was “immediately” suspending a "treaty of friendship, good neighborliness and cooperation" concluded in 2002 with Spain.