22-02-2024 02:26 AM Jerusalem Timing

Algerian President Bouteflika Hospitalized in France

Algerian President Bouteflika Hospitalized in France

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, 77, has been admitted to hospital in the southeastern French town of Grenoble, sources told AFP on Friday.

Algerian PresidentAlgerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, 77, has been admitted to hospital in the southeastern French town of Grenoble, sources told AFP on Friday.

The clinic did not offer a reason for his hospitalization nor give an update on his condition but Bouteflika has been in poor health since 2013 when he was treated for a "mini-stroke" in Paris. The Algerian presidency did not confirm the report but said it would release a statement later on Friday.