Algeria’s interior ministry allows 10 new political parties

Police members stand guard as people protest against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in Algiers on March 8, 2019. (Reuters)

Algeria’s interior ministry has issued licenses for 10 new political parties, Ennahar TV channel reported on Wednesday after, an interim president took office following the resignation of Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

Algeria’s parliament appointed upper house chairman Abdelkader Bensalah as president. Bensalah said he would organize elections, which are expected to be held within 90 days.

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