- Title: Algeria's former President Bouteflika dies at 84
- Date: 18th September 2021
- Summary: ALGIERS, ALGERIA (FILE - APRIL 15, 2013) (REUTERS) ***WARNING: CONTAINS FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY*** BOUTEFLIKA AND SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT JACOB ZUMA WALKING ALONG RED CARPET REVIEWING GUARD OF HONOUR ALGERIAN AND SOUTH AFRICAN FLAGS INTERIOR, ZUMA AND BOUTEFLIKA SHAKING HANDS
- Embargoed: 2nd October 2021 00:11
- Keywords: Abdelaziz Bouteflika Algeria
- Location: UNITED NATIONS / ALGIERS, BOUMERDES AND UNIDENTIFIED LOCATIONS, ALGERIA / BAGHDAD, IRAQ / PARIS, FRANCE / PRESTWICK AND GLENEAGLES, UNITED KINGDOM
- City: UNITED NATIONS / ALGIERS, BOUMERDES AND UNIDENTIFIED LOCATIONS, ALGERIA / BAGHDAD, IRAQ / PARIS, FRANCE / PRESTWICK AND GLENEAGLES, UNITED KINGDOM
- Country: Algeria
- Topics: Africa,Editors' Choice
- Reuters ID: LVA00EEV4IXXJ
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Former Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has died at 84, the presidency said on Friday, more than two years after he stepped down under pressure from mass protests and the army.
Bouteflika, a veteran of Algeria's war for independence, had ruled the North African country for two decades before his resignation in April 2019 after street demonstrations rejecting his plan to seek a fifth term.
He had rarely been seen in public before his departure since a stroke in 2013.
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