Algeria’s Parliament Elect Abdelkader Bensalah As Interim Leader

Algeria’s parliament has elected Abdelkader Bensalah as Interim President following the forced resignation of long term ruler Abdelaziz Bouteflika on April 2, 2019.

This was done according to the provision of Article 102 of the Algeria’s Constitution. Bensalah will assume the function of the Head of State for a maximum period of 90 days, during which presidential elections will be organized, in which he will not be allowed to stand.

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