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us: Bouteflika, Abdelaziz, 1937-


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    • us: Abdelaziz Bouteflika, 1937-
    • us: Būtaflīqah, ʻAbd al-ʻAzīz, 1937-
    • us: Bū Taflīqah, ʻAbd al-ʻAzīz, 1937-
    • us: Abū Taflīqah, ʻAbd al-ʻAzīz, 1937-
    • us: بوتفليقة، عبد العزيز
    • us: بوتفليقة، عبد العزيز، ‪1937-
    • us: بوتفليقة، عبدالعزيز
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    • found: India-Africa relations, 2001: p. facing t.p. (Abdelaziz Bouteflika, president of the People's Republic of Algeria and former chairman of the OAU) p. 11 (7th president, but in real sense the 5th elected president; b. March 2, 1937)
    • found: ʻAbd al-ʻAzīz Būtaflīqah wa-asrār Amrīkīyah, 2000.
    • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed December 21, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Bouteflika, Abdelaziz; Algerian diplomat, political figure; born 02 March 1937 in Oudja, Morocco; became the head politician officer of Wilaya 5 Front de Libération Nationale unit by 1960; was rewarded with the ministry of youth and tourism (1962); then named foreign minister of Algeria (until 1979); served as a minister without portfolio (1979); became a member of the central committee of the FLN once again (1989); won the presidential election in 1999 with 74 percent of the vote, but many opposition parties and the Islamist movements did not participate in the election; tried to rebuild the ties between France and Algeria; was a strong ally of US efforts to battle al-Qaeda; promoted reforms that included amnesty for FIS guerillas through the Civil Harmony Law of July 1999; promoted a charter for national reconciliation that reasserted amnesty for participants in the FIS and GIA, saved those charged with massacres, rapes, and bombings (2005); the FLN and other parties approved a change in Algerian law eliminating presidential term limits in 2009, and Bouteflika won the presidential election later that year with an enormous majority)
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