Algerian president orders upcoming referendum on constitutional change

13 August
President Abdelmadjid Tebboune of Algeria (photo credit: Υπουργείο Εξωτερικών/flickr)
President Abdelmadjid Tebboune of Algeria (photo credit: Υπουργείο Εξωτερικών/flickr)
Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune called on the relevant state institutions on Wednesday to initiate preparations for the holding of a referendum on a “profound constitutional amendment” that is under consideration. Tebboune’s statement was made during a cabinet meeting that he chaired to discuss ways to develop isolated areas in the country. [ . . . ] The Algerian leader insisted that he wants a consensual constitution. “We are about to print a text containing proposals made by the political class. Every article will include the name of the party that proposed it, and in the end we will go with the majority opinion.”
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