The Bouteflika-Familiar Bensalah will take over the office of the Algerian President for a maximum of 90 days and new elections organized. Protesters criticize the closeness to his predecessor.
The Algerian Parliament has appointed following the resignation of Abdelaziz Bouteflika, a transition President. The two chambers of Parliament confirmed, according to state television, a large majority of Abdelkader Bensalah as an interim successor. According to the Constitution, he must authenticate themselves within 90 days of elections for the office of President of the institution.
The 77-year-old Bensalah is for more than 16 years President of the upper chamber of the Parliament. The responsibility for the transition phase to fall, according to the Constitution. The current President Bouteflika was continuing mass protests after 20 years, entered in the office.
demonstrations keep in
Against the Parliament's decision, there were again demonstrations in several cities in Algeria. Bensalah is a long-time associate of Ex-President, as one of the closest to Bouteflika. Many of the protesters see him as a representative of the old political elite. They called for a complete change of state.Bouteflika's resignation: an Historical Moment, 03.04.2019 Bouteflika new government appoints, 01.04.2019 protests against a fifth term in office, Bouteflika, 22.02.2019 Atlas |Algeria |Algiers