Algerian President Bouteflika Resigns

Algeria's president has informed the country's constitutional council of his decision to stand down, state news agency APS has reported. Abdelaziz Bouteflika's resignation followed an aggressive call from the country's defense ministry for the embattled president to quit "immediately" following weeks of street protests. The president had earlier said he would resign by April 28.

 

  • Algeria:   President Bouteflika Resigns - Full Text

    Algerie Presse Service, 2 April 2019

    President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika has officially notified president of the Constitutional Council of his decision to end his term as President of the Republic, said… Read more »

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika

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