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© Fabrice Coffrini AFP / Archivos passed within the UN by Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria, 74 years old, Mistura Staffan is a seasoned diplomat. Towards a recovery of talks between Morocco and the Polisario Front? While all attempts to settle this conflict have failed, that the negotiations involved in the Algerian and Mauritanian neighbors are at a neutral point, a new United Nations special envoy for Western Sahara should be quickly appointed. Morocco has just enhanced.
© Reuters - Ramzi Boudina More than 23 million Algerians are expected to choose Saturday 27 November their municipal and departmental elected representatives in Algeria, a crucial poll in the eyes of power To turn the page of the eventful reign of the deceased former Ex-President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
Nearly 24 million voters are called to the polls today for local elections. The offices have been open for 8 hours this morning and must close at 19h. This third ballot, since the arrival of Abdelmadjid Tebboune to the Presidency, is the last stage of the electoral process engaged by the authorities for, they say, turn the 20-year Power of Abdelaziz Bouteflika. The former president, hunted by the hirak in 2019, died last September. The last two polls (referendum on the constitution and legislative) were marked by record abstention.
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More than 23 million Algerians are called to the polls on Saturday, November 27 to choose their local elected representatives. This designation of local assemblies is supposed to turn permanently the Long Reign page of Abdelaziz Bouteflika with the main issue of participation.
The National Elections Authority announced a participation rate of 4% at the national level at 10am, two hours after the opening of the polling stations, which must close at 19h, for this vote in which the Algerian voters must Choose their municipal and departmental elected representatives.
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Friday night, President Abdelmadjid Tebboune called his compatriots to participate "forcefully at these elections" and this morning. By slipping his newsletter into the ballot box, in a school of Algiers, he predicted a higher participation for this ballot.
Algeria accuses Morocco with a "barbarous bombardment" in Western Sahara
© Farouk Batiche of the guerrilla members of the Polisario Front, Western Sahara, March 2016. Three deaths have arisen in this war invisible. Monday two Algerian transport trucks were affected by an explosion while they were in the Western Sahara, played by Morocco and the guerrillas of the Polisario Front.
The last two polls - referendum on the Constitution a year ago, and legislative in June - recorded a participation around 23%, a historically low rate. Note that for these local, the three weeks of campaign have been gloomy: only a few posters in the capital, for example, some gatherings in closed rooms and low-active candidates.
Algerians must choose their elected representatives for the 1500 communes and 58 prefectures that the country counts. The traditional party FLN is the one with the most lists. The oldest opposition party, the FFS (Front of Socialist Forces) has chosen to participate, unlike the legislative, especially in Kabylie, one of its fiefs.
On the other hand, the Boycot RCD, although some of its leaders are on independent lists.
According to observers, the expected participation in Kabylie should raise the overall rate. This traditionally girlfriend region had largely boycotted the last polls.
Sahara: By its new appeal to the parties, the United Nations SG castigates Algeria's Obstruction Policy (US Experts) .
© provided by The Baltic Times Gathered by Omar Achy Washington - by renewing his Appeal to all parties for the resumption of the political process for a sustainable solution to the question of the Moroccan Sahara, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, reminds Algeria his full responsibility in this conflict and castigate his Obstruction policy, American experts have indicated. "At the end of the visit of his personal envoy, Mistura Staffan in the region, Mr.