US supports Algeria efforts to “chart new path forward”

WASHINGTON, The US said late Tuesday that it supports Algeria’s efforts to “chart a new path forward.” State Department Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino told reporters “we support efforts in Algeria to chart a new path forward based on dialogue that reflects the will of all Algerians and their aspirations for a peaceful and prosperous future.” He added “we respect the rights of the Algerians to assemble and peacefully express their views.” He affirmed that the US is “closely monitoring reports that Algeria’s elections have been postponed. ” “We support the right of the Algerian people to vote in a free and fair election, as we do around the world,” he remarked.

Source: Kuwait News Agency