FLN Pulls Benflis Loyalists Out Of Government
Algerias dominant political party FLN on 2 October withdrew seven ministers loyal to its leader and former prime minister Ali Benflis from the coalition government. An FLN statement accused President Bouteflika of irresponsible and heretical behavior. As a result, the party considered its presence in the coalition government to be no longer justified. But some FLN members loyal to the president, notably Foreign...