Algerian President sets date of parliamentary elections at June 12

President Abdelmadjid Tebboune

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Thursday signed a decree that sets the date of the parliamentary elections at June 12, official APS news agency reported, citing a statement of the Presidential Office.

Tebboune also signed the new election law that guarantees “fair and fair polls,” APS said.On Feb. 18, Tebboune dissolved the National People’s Assembly (the lower house of the Algerian parliament), noting an early election will be held in three months.

The upcoming parliamentary election will be the third to be organized under Tebboune’s rule since he won the presidential elections on Dec. 12, 2019. Algeria held a referendum on the new constitution on Nov. 1, 2020.

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