Algerian prime minister urges Bouteflika to seek fifth term

FILE PHOTO: Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is seen in Algiers, Algeria April 9, 2018. REUTERS/Ramzi Boudina/File Photo

ALGIERS (Reuters) – Algeria’s Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia has urged 81-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to run for a fifth term in 2019 ending speculation that he might himself be interested in the job. “We will call on the president to pursue his mission as the head of the state,” Ouyahia told senior members of his […]

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