ALGIERS, Nov. 12 (Xinhua) -- The European Union's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini arrived on Monday in Algiers to attend Algeria-EU High-Level Dialogue on Regional Security and Counterterrorism.
Upon her arrival at Houari Boumediene International Airport, Mogherini told reporters that "Algeria and the EU are natural partners in the high-level dialogue on security and the war on terror."
Mogherini, also vice president of the European Commission, noted that she will hold talks with Algerian Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel over several issues of mutual interest.
Such issues will include the civil war in Libya, the situation in the Sahel region as well as bilateral cooperation in economic, scientific and energy fields, she said.
The EU and Algeria have agreed on partnership priorities for the period of 2018-2020, with political dialogue, and comprehensive social and economic development as the focus.