It is the third such agreement Sputnik has signed with an African media outlet.
Under the agreement, the parties will develop professional relations in the information sphere to strengthen Russia-Algeria cooperation, exchange information and assist each other’s journalists in their professional activities. Sputnik and Algeria Press Service also plan to consider joint media projects in various formats.
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Algerie Press Service is a national news agency of Algeria. It was established on December 1, 1961 and is a leading provider of news content in the country. APS has about 460 journalists who work 24/7 to cover events in the country and the world in Arabic, English and French.