March 11, 2019 / 5:48 PM / in 10 days

Algeria’s Bouteflika will not run for a fifth term

Algiers , March 11 (Reuters) - Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will not run for a fifth term, the presidency said on Monday.

The presidency also announced the postponement of a presidential election which was due to take place in April.

A government reshuffle would take place soon, the presidency said in a statement.

Reporting by Algiers bureau, editing by Angus MacSwan

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