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Algerian intelligence chief removed

Published: April 05, 2019 15:28:32 | Updated: April 09, 2019 11:43:22


Athmane Tartag seen in this undated AP photo

Algeria’s intelligence chief, Athmane Tartag, has been removed from his post, Reuters reported on Friday citing private Ennahar television station.

Tartag, a retired army general, was an ally of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who resigned on Tuesday in the face of mass protests.

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