Thursday, 06 May 2021 01:47 GMT

Algeria condemns attack on embassy in Tripoli

(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Algeria condemned an attack against its embassy in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, on Saturday that injured three people, describing the assault as a "crime." Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra said in a statement: "we strongly condemn any act against the Algerian embassy or the Algerian diplomatic missions in Libya or elsewhere. Any assault against a diplomatic mission is a crime according to international law." Lamamra said Algeria was helping the Libyan people be involved in a comprehensive dialogue and reconciliation.

Algeria, he added, welcomed the UN-sponsored dialogue between the Libyan parties that would be held in Geneva.

At least three people were injured in a bomb attack against the Algerian embassy in Tripoli.

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