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Algeria’s Ruling Coalition Party Calls for President to Quit

Aomar Ouali Wednesday, March 27, 2019

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's ruling coalition party on Wednesday called for the resignation of ailing, 82-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, whose long rule has prompted weeks of mass street protests in the country.

The RND party's secretary general and former prime minister Ahmed Ouyahia said in a written statement it "recommends" Bouteflika's resignation to facilitate the transition of power. ...

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