Algeria’s president to visit Switzerland for medical checks: Presidency statement

Reuters , Thursday 21 Feb 2019

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will travel to Switzerland on Sunday for routine medical checks, his office said in a statement without elaborating.

Bouteflika, 81, has announced that he will run for a fifth term in office in the presidential election set for April 18, and observers expect him to win. 

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