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Ali Haddad and the mystery of the $10 million in US lobbying

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Washington, the capital of African lobbying

By Farid Alilat

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Posted on March 24, 2023 12:59

In July 2020, a lobbying contract worth $10m was signed on behalf of Algerian businessman Ali Haddad with the American lobbying firm Sonoran Policy Group LLC. Incarcerated since 2019, the ex-chairman of the ETRHB group denies such a claim.

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Haddad, the former boss from the Algerian Bouteflika regime, claims not to know about the existence of the contract. Documents obtained by us indicate that he has not made any payment, but the contract is still in effect…It’s a $10 million mystery.

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