Algeria's ruling National Liberation Front elects new leader

Algeria's ruling National Liberation Front elects new leader
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Algeria's ruling National Liberation Front (FLN) has elected Mohamed Djemai as its new secretary general, media reported on Tuesday, ONAreports quoting sputniknews.

The news comes a month after Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the North African nation’s long-time leader and the party president, stepped down after weeks of anti-government protests.

According to Sky News Arabia, the party's central committee held several meetings in order to elect the new secretary general.

Djemai will thus replace Moad Bouchareb, who stepped down along with other Bouteflika's supporters.

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