Abdelaziz Bouteflika facts for kids
عبد العزيز بوتفليقة
|President of Algeria|
27 April 1999 – 2 April 2019
|Prime Minister||Smail Hamdani
|Preceded by||Liamine Zéroual|
|Succeeded by||Abdelkader Bensalah (Acting)|
|Born||2 March 1937
Oujda, French Morocco
|Political party||National Liberation Front|
Abdelaziz Bouteflika (born 2 March 1937) is an Algerian politician. From 1999 to 2019, he was the ninth President of Algeria. He was President at the end of the bloody Algerian Civil War in 2002. He ended emergency rule in February 2011 during Arab Spring.
He has also been President of the United Nations General Assembly.
Bouteflika resigned on 2 April 2019 after months of massive protests.
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Abdelaziz Bouteflika meets Dmitry Medvedev in the United States, 25 September 2009
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