According to the statement made by the parliament, Algerian Parliament Deputy Speaker Munzir Buden, who is the Chairman of the PAB’s High Level Advisory Group on Combating Terrorism and Violent Extremism, withdrew from the presidency after the approval of Israel’s membership in the commission.
In the statement, it was emphasized that this decision was taken “after extensive consultations and in line with Algeria’s determined stance on just and fair issues in the world, especially the Palestinian issue”.
In the statement, which noted that Algeria will continue to be a member of the commission, the details of the said decision to come about 2 months after Algeria was elected as the chairman of the commission were not included.
Algeria, represented by Deputy Speaker of the Assembly Buden, was appointed as the Chairman of the PAB’s High Level Advisory Group on Combating Terrorism and Violent Extremism at the PAB’s 146th General Assembly Studies Meeting held in Manama, the capital of Bahrain, on 11-15 March. was chosen.
At the meeting, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Mexico, India, Sweden and Israel were accepted as members of the High-Level Advisory Group on Combating Terrorism and Violent Extremism.
Algeria demands the establishment of an independent and sovereign Palestinian state on the 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital and refuses to normalize diplomatic relations with Israel.