Today, Tuesday, at the United Nations headquarters in New York, President Abdelmadjid Tebboune will deliver a speech, the first of its kind since he assumed the chair of the Mouradia Palace at the end of the year 2019, as part of his rare participation in the work of the UN General Assembly, which he is expected to use to inform the international group of Algeria’s perceptions towards… Many files and issues raised regionally and internationally.
The specialist in strategic affairs, Dr. Rashid Alloush, said, “One of the most prominent files that the President of the Republic’s speech at the United Nations General Assembly will contain will be the beginning of the affirmation of the doctrine of Algerian diplomacy and its fixed principles regarding the just issues of peoples and the right of peoples to determine their destiny, which is not subject to statute of limitations, especially with regard to the issue The Algerian commitment will be renewed to ensure that the Palestinian state obtains full membership in the United Nations, but also to reiterate the call on the international community to bear its responsibility towards the Palestinian people, who are subjected to repeated violations that deprive them even of their right to life.
He added in a statement to Al-Khabar: “The second file will be related to the issue of Western Sahara and the necessity of organizing a self-determination referendum in accordance with the resolutions of the UN regulations and the relevant UN Security Council resolutions, so that we can reach the Ukrainian crisis and its repercussions on international peace and security and confirm the Algerian vision proposed for the possibility of finding a way out.” “Peaceful to the crisis.” He continued: “The Libyan crisis is also one of the most important files that the President of the Republic will address in light of the suffering of the Libyan people from the continued political division and external interference that have obstructed the paths of a peaceful settlement.”
According to the spokesman, the President of the Republic will address the African Sahel region in general and Mali in particular, by reaffirming that the only way out of the crisis in Mali is the actual and complete implementation of the peace and reconciliation agreement signed in Algeria in 2015.
Also, what the African Sahel region is witnessing – according to the same source – will be at the heart of the President of the Republic’s speech. The severity of the complexity that the region knows has perpetuated the crisis movements of terrorism, organized crime and illegal immigration that have hindered all development plans and efforts, the latest of which is the crisis in Niger, which will reaffirm that the path The most appropriate solution to the crisis is non-interference in the internal affairs of Niger and making way for the implementation of the Algerian initiative in the same context, not to mention the Sudanese crisis, the repercussions of which threaten the entire Horn of Africa region.”
The development approach in the coast
On the other hand, President Tebboune will emphasize, according to Dr. Rachid Allouache, “the Algerian initiative that was put forward to combat terrorism and violent extremism in Africa according to African mechanisms based primarily on development as an inevitable option to confront all the security problems that have been made more complex by unconstitutional changes to the government.” It will also be discussed. Issues of food security and the weakness of global supply chains that have been affected by the rapid geopolitical changes that have perpetuated a state of polarization practiced on African countries, made more complex by extreme climate changes and having had repercussions on the peoples of the continent who have become unable to access the minimum level of food and water.
Openness to all powers
Rachid Alloush pointed out that “the participation of the President of the Republic in the work of the session also comes to confirm that Algeria adheres to its choice of neutrality in periods of international crises, but also to emphasize the policy of non-alignment accompanied by avoiding the policy of double standards and double standards that have characterized international relations in the last decade.” This is what will enable President Tebboune, according to the spokesman, to confirm that Algeria “is open to all powers and rejects the policy of international polarization, and these are the same messages carried by all the visits that led the President of the Republic to Russia and China in search of Algeria’s balancing of its relations with all international powers in accordance with It is in Algeria’s interest, especially since the current period at the level of the international system is witnessing a rearrangement and reshaping of the international system. Algeria does not want to miss the opportunity to participate in what is being reshaped.
The culmination of a diplomatic movement
The researcher in strategic affairs said that the importance of the President of the Republic’s participation in the work of the United Nations General Assembly in its 78th session, comes first after the absence of presidential representation over the past 13 years and stems from the meetings that will be on the sidelines of the session, which is an important tributary to multilateral diplomacy, especially since it You will be at high levels.
Rachid Alloush added, “The personal presence of President Tebboune in this session comes as a culmination of a diplomatic movement that Algeria has witnessed over the past four years, which was based on a course of action and a commitment to reactivate Algerian diplomacy based on Algeria’s diplomatic legacy and the principles guiding Algerian foreign policy in accordance with international law in All files and issues related to international peace and security.”
Security Council membership
On the other hand, the participation of the President of the Republic in the United Nations General Assembly at its current session, according to the speaker, comes after Algeria won the bet on non-permanent membership in the UN Security Council and the UN Human Rights Council as confirmation of Algeria’s return to playing its central and effective role in the region, which is also An affirmation of the credibility of Algerian diplomacy in many files that demonstrated the effectiveness of the Algerian vision in reaching peaceful solutions to complex crises in the regional neighborhood in order to preserve international peace and security, which are the origin of the existence and establishment of the United Nations.
For his part, former United Nations spokesman, Dr. Abdel Hamid Siam, stressed the importance of the President of the Republic’s personal participation in the work of the United Nations General Assembly, given the significant strides Algeria has made in light of its greater position on the regional and international arenas.
Yesterday, Monday, on the first radio channel, Dr. Siam highlighted the geostrategic roles that await Algeria in the next stage, given its heavy diplomatic weight in the UN body and its upcoming non-permanent membership in the Security Council.
In the same vein, Dr. Abdel Hamid Siam stressed that Algeria is regaining its appropriate position. “There is a role awaiting Algeria, and this role will become more evident during the next two years through membership in the Security Council. Algeria will find itself represented on the part of the Arab group, as it is the only Arab country that She will be a member of the Security Council, and in coordination with two other members of the Security Council, she will also represent African issues.”
Dr. Siam explained the importance of the pivotal issues that Algeria will work to represent, saying, “These are very important issues and are presenting themselves strongly now after what happened in Niger, Gabon, Chad, Mali, and Burkina Faso, and therefore Algeria will be the voice that speaks on behalf of the African continent and the Arab region, and presents these issues forcefully.” To the rest of the Security Council members.
Among the priorities that Algeria will work to achieve in the Security Council is working to promote the peaceful settlement of crises, consolidating partnerships, supporting the role of regional organizations, as well as enhancing the position of women and youth in peace paths, in addition to working to add greater momentum to the international war against terrorism.