Algerian labour union branches oppose Bouteflika’s re-election: Statement
Reuters, , Wednesday 6 Mar 2019

Two branches of powerful Algerian labour union UGTA, representing tens of thousands of workers, oppose a plan by President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to seek re-election, they said in a statement on Wednesday.

UGTA national Chairman Abdelmadjid Sidi Said is close to Bouteflika.