The request has little chance of succeeding, but it is nonetheless likely to annoy the Algerian authorities. Twenty-seven members of the United States Congress, Republicans and Democrats, sent a letter on September 29 to Secretary of State Anthony Blinken asking him to take sanctions against certain Algerian officials whom they accuse of massive arms purchases from Russia. Representatives refer to the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) to support their request.
Algerian army: the great moult of the great mute
Adopted in 2017 under the presidency of Donald Trump, this text authorizes the President of the United States to impose sanctions on persons who, knowingly, “engage in a material transaction with a person who is part of, or operates for, or on behalf of sectors of defense or intelligence of the Russian government Russia ».