Newly appointed Ambassador of China pays courtesy call on ACSRT


On 13 July 2013, the newly appointed Ambassador of China to the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, His Excellency YANG Guangyu, paid a courtesy call on the ACSRT.

During this curtesy and friendly visit, Ambassador Madeira, AU Counter-Terrorism Cooperation Special Representative and Director of the African Centre for the Study and Research on Terrorism (ACSRT), briefed the new Chinese ambassador on the latest developments and statistics on terrorism threats in Africa and highlighted ACSRT efforts to promote counterterrorism cooperation and strengthen the CT capacity of AU Member States.

Ambassador Madeira expressed appreciation to the existing partnership and cooperation between the ACSRT and China in the Counterterrorism area.
The two Ambassadors discussed ways to further develop this partnership and cooperation and, to this effect, agreed to maintain regular contacts.