Updated: Dec 14, 2019 04:14 IST
Washington [US], Dec 14 (ANI): The United States on Friday congratulated Algeria on the conclusion of the presidential election and mentioned Washington seems to be forward to working with President-elect Abdelmadjid Tebboune to promote regional safety and prosperity.
Tebboune, who has served as housing minister beneath Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the previous president who was pressured to step down in April following mass protests, received 58.15 per cent of Thursday’s vote, in accordance to preliminary outcomes introduced on Friday.
In an announcement, spokesperson of State Department Morgan Ortagus, “The United States and Algeria enjoy a mutually respectful and beneficial partnership. We look forward to working with President-elect Abdelmadjid Tebboune to promote regional security and prosperity.” (ANI)