HL Deb 16 December 1998 vol 595 c146WA
Lord Moynihan

asked Her Majesty's Government

Whether the political dialogue opened up as a result of the European Union troika mission to Algeria in January has been sustained. [HL296]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

As part of the ongoing political dialogue between the EU and Algeria, the Foreign Secretary held a bilateral meeting with his Algerian opposite number in June. The Minister of State, Derek Fatchett, represented the UK when the EU Troika and the Algerian Foreign Minister met in Vienna in October. The discussions were wide-ranging on both bilateral and European issues.