ALGIERS – Saturday, 23 April 2022 (APS) – The first vice president of the Higher Islamic Authority of Palestine, Sheikh Yusuf Joumaa Salama has commended the historic position of Algeria in support of the Palestinian cause and the efforts of president of the Republic Abdelmadjid Tebboune for an end to the barbaric attack on Al-Aqsa Mosque, the city of Al-Quds and Palestine.

Sheikh Yusuf Joumaa Salama told APS that the “efforts of President Abdelmadjid Tebboune are highly considered by the children of our people,” stressing the “successful Algerian diplomacy after the suspension of the granting of an observer status to the Zionist entity within the African Union (AU), and its actions at the international organizations for support to the Palestinian cause.”

He expressed Palestinian people’s gratitude to Algeria, the first country to provide support to the Palestinian cause while it was still under French occupation.

He also mentioned “its efforts to achieve Palestinian reconciliation and the unification of the Palestinian ranks for the Palestinian people to recover their legitimate rights.”