“Outstretched hand”: Mohcine Belabbas criticizes Tebboune’s initiative

On the sidelines of the upheavals that the international political scene is experiencing, the President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, wishes to establish a unifying approach, an initiative which aims to build a united internal front, able to face international challenges. . It is therefore in this context that the President of the Rassemblement pour la culture et la democratie (RCD) party, Mohcine Belabbas, reacted to this approach, considering that “it would have been necessary first of all to reunite the families of the prisoners of imprisoned opinion, by releasing them”.

In a post on his official Facebook page on Tuesday evening, RCD President Mohcine Belabbas criticized President Tebboune’s “outstretched hand” approach, saying that “if the intention of this initiative to ‘unite was to rebuild the consensus between the fractions of authority, so this is ordinary and familiar”. “Everyone knows that wolves don’t eat each other”, he wrote.

Indeed, according to Mohcine Belabbas, “there is no credibility for an authority that excels in sowing division among Algerians”. Moreover, the President of the RCD did not fail to underline that “if there was a real will, it would have worked to reunite the families of prisoners of conscience by releasing them”, adding that “the latter are unjustly imprisoned, in violation of the Constitution and international treaties”.

Tebboune receives Soufiane Djilali and Abdelkader Bengrina

In this same context, let us recall that the President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, received, last Monday, the President of the Jil Jadid party, Sofiane Djilali, and the leader of the El Bina movement party, Abdelkader Bengrina, at the Presidency of the Republic. , in the presence of the Chief of Staff, Abdelaziz Khellaf. The meeting of the Head of State with these two party leaders comes as a first step in the framework of his rallying initiative, which aims to build a united internal front. President Tebboune wants to unite all parties in order to open a new page.

“During his campaign, he brought together young people and civil society. President Tebboune, whose election constitutes the first democratic alternation in the history of Algeria, was elected by all those Algerians who dream of a new Algeria. Mr. Abdelmadjid Tebboune is a president who has always fed on the debate that agitates society. His hand is permanently extended to all, except those who have crossed the red lines and cast off the moorings with their homeland.had written the press agency APS, on May 3 in the article entitled “Abdelmadjid Tebboune, the unifying President”.

Moreover, it should also be noted that since its announcement, this initiative has been welcomed by certain parties, such as the Tajamoue Amel El Djazaïr (TAJ) party, the National Democratic Rally (RND) party or the Front Liberation Nationale (FLN), while others were more skeptical or preferred to remain silent.

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