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David Cameron's visit to Algeria a fortnight after the attack on the BP gas plant is highly significant.
I think the Prime Minister will re-emphasise the government's position, which is that they are going to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with Algeria in fighting terrorism and this is a country with a long and bloody experience in combating militancy.
He will also want to smooth over any strained relations with the Algerians because during the hostage crisis, Britain wanted to take a much more cautious approach whereas the Algerians just went in and undertook the military operation.
What they will want to do is smooth over any ruffled feathers but also re-emphasise that this situation in Algeria threatens not just this region but Europe as well.