The Constitutional Council condemned today, Thursday, in the “strongest terms”, the “cowardly” assassination of three innocent Algerian citizens on the Ouargla-Nouakchott axis on the first of November.
In a press release issued by the President of the Council, Mr. Kamel Fenniche, from the Tanzanian capital, Dar es Salaam, where he is participating in the fifth judicial dialogue organized by the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, the latter condemned “in the strongest terms the cowardly assassination of three innocent and peaceful Algerian citizens on the first of November, at a time when the Algerian people were celebrating with joy and tranquility the 67th anniversary of the outbreak of the glorious November 1st Revolution.”
“In these difficult circumstances, and like all Algerian institutions and the whole nation the members of the Constitutional Council share with the families of the victims their pain and offer them their most sincere condolences, as they bow in reverence before the memory of the victims of this bombardment, which they were subjected to while carrying out their commercial activities on the Ouargla axis – Nouakchott”.
At the same time, the press release indicated that the President of the Constitutional Council “confirmed that many delegations participating in the fifth judicial dialogue organized by the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights condemned this criminal act.”
A communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic had confirmed yesterday, Wednesday, that three (3) Algerian nationals were killed in the “barbaric bombing” of their trucks while they were traveling on the axis linking Nouakchott-Ouargla, explaining that several elements indicated the involvement of the Moroccan occupation forces in Western Sahara in “committing this Cowardly assassination with a sophisticated weapon.”