China, Algeria sign statement on strategic cooperation
Chinese President Hu Jintao (R Front) and Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika shake hands after signing a document in Beijing, capital of China, Nov. 6, 2006. Hu Jintao and Abdelaziz Bouteflika signed the joint statement to facilitate strategic partnership between the two countries. Abdelaziz Bouteflika attended the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) Nov. 4-5 and started a state visit to China Nov. 6.
Chinese President Hu Jintao (L Front) holds a welcoming ceremony for Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, Nov. 6, 2006.