Algeria declares ex-PM Tebboune winner of presidential election

2019-12-13 14:22
Abdelmadjid Tebboune. (AFP)

Abdelmadjid Tebboune. (AFP)

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Algeria's electoral body said on Friday that former prime minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune had won Thursday's presidential election with 58% of the vote, according to preliminary results.

The final voter turnout was 40%, the electoral body's head said in a televised news conference in Algiers.

Tebboune served as prime minister for less than three months in 2017. He was then dismissed by then-President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika and replaced by Ahmed Ouyahia.

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