A memorandum of understanding on political consultations was signed here Monday between the Algerian and Australian ministries of foreign affairs.
Algerian Foreign Minister Mourad Medelci said the MoU will enable the two countries to work on strengthening their bilateral and diplomatic relations, Algeria Press Service reported.
"The signing of the MoU which occurred during the first visit of an Australian Foreign Minister, Bob Carr to Algeria shows the bilateral commitment to enhance cooperation in many areas," said Medelci.
On his part, Carr said "we seek to strengthen our relations with Arab League's member states and we will strengthen our commitment in Africa."
The two ministers also discussed cooperation in the fields of economy, training and fight against terrorism.