U.N. chief wants democratic transition in Algeria

FILE PHOTO: Police officers attempt to disperse demonstrators trying to force their way to the presidential palace during a protest calling on President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit, in Algiers, Algeria March 22, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

ALGIERS/TUNIS (Reuters) – The U.N. Secretary-General said on Sunday he welcomed efforts towards a peaceful and democratic transition in Algeria, where weeks of protests have pushed for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to go. Addressing an Arab League summit in Tunis, Antonio Guterres said any steps should be made in a way ‚Äúthat addresses the concerns of […]

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