Algeria's Bouteflika in Geneva for 'p...

Algeria's Bouteflika in Geneva for 'periodic medical checks'

Monday Aug 27 Read more: Al Jazeera

Aged 81, the wheelchair-bound president suffered a stroke in 2013 that has limited his public appearances to a handful of largely ceremonial occasions. "His Excellency Mr Abdelaziz Bouteflika, President of the Republic, left Algiers this Monday, August 27, 2018 to Geneva, Switzerland to perform periodic medical checks," the statement carried by the official Algeria Press Service said.

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