Why an early presidential election in Algeria? | EUROtoday

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L'announcement is sufficient to shake the comatose environment imposed by the quick of Ramadan. An hour and a half earlier than the breaking of the quick, this Thursday, March 21, the official APS company dropped a bomb: President Tebboune decides on an early presidential election on September 7 (as an alternative of mid-December) and the convening of the electoral physique on June 8. A video accompanying the terse dispatch (no rationalization of the choice) exhibits the pinnacle of state assembly with the chief of employees, the presidents of the Council of the Nation (Senate) and the parliament, the president of the Court constitutional workplace, the Prime Minister, the chief of employees of the Presidency, the Minister of the Interior, and the president of the Independent National Electoral Authority.

From this announcement on the eve of the weekend, a fi…