June 21 (EUROPA PRESS) –
The President of Algeria, Abdelmayid Tebune, has dismissed the Minister of Communication, Mohamed Buslimani, shortly after the publication of information about the alleged imminent expulsion of the ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for a case of espionage, an extreme denied by the authorities .
“After consulting the Prime Minister, the President of the Republic, Abdelmayid Tebune, has put an end to the work of the Minister of Communications, Mohamed Buslimani, and has assigned the Secretary General of the Ministry to manage matters for now”, the Presidency has indicated. Algerian in a statement posted on its website.
Buslimani, who had been in office since November 2021, has not yet ruled on the decision, which comes after a denial by the Foreign Ministry about the possible expulsion of the Emirati ambassador, which was reported by the newspaper ‘Ennahar’.
The aforementioned newspaper also pointed to the arrest of four “spies” of Emirati nationality who would operate in the country on behalf of Israel’s intelligence services, the Mossad. Algiers said that it “flatly rejects” the information, which it called “unfounded”, without the UAE having ruled on the matter.