(MENAFN) Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia said that his country "would not accept the establishment of illegal immigration centres" on its territories.
His remarks came on his arrival on Saturday evening at the International Conference Hall, for the 31st Summit of African Union Presidents and Governments, Ouyahia told a press conference.
He said that "Algeria's position on this issue has been already expressed two days ago by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Abdelkader Messahel. Algeria will not accept the establishment of any such centres of this kind."
Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia re-affirmed Algeria's desire for the African Union to settle the crisis in southern Sudan.