Algeria's Bouteflika will not run for a fifth term

The presidency also announced the postponement of a presidential election which was due to take place in April.
Monday 11/03/2019
In this file photo taken in November 2017, Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is seen while voting at a polling station in the capital Algiers during polls for local elections. (AFP)
In this file photo taken in November 2017, Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is seen while voting at a polling station in the capital Algiers during polls for local elections. (AFP)

Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will not run for a fifth term, the presidency said on Monday.

The presidency also announced the postponement of a presidential election which was due to take place in April.

A government reshuffle would take place soon, the presidency said in a statement.

(Reuters)