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Abdelaziz Bouteflika
عبد العزيز بوتفليقة‎
5th President of Algeria
Incumbent
Assumed office
27 April 1999
Prime Minister Smail Hamdani
Ahmed Benbitour
Ali Benflis
Ahmed Ouyahia
Abdelaziz Belkhadem
Ahmed Ouyahia
Abdelmalek Sellal
Youcef Yousfi (Acting)
Abdelmalek Sellal
Preceded by Liamine Zéroual
Minister of Defence
Incumbent
Assumed office
5 May 2003
Preceded by Liamine Zéroual
Personal details
Born (1937-03-02) 2 March 1937 (age 79)
Oujda, Morocco
Political party National Liberation Front
Spouse(s) Amal Triki
Religion Sunni Islam
Military service
Allegiance Provisional Government of the Algerian Republic
Service/branch National Liberation Army
Years of service 1954–1962
Battles/wars Algerian War

If the lives of men can be measured in terms of years, ideologies in decades, and nations in centuries, then the unit measuring civilizations, born of the interaction among peoples, would be the millennium.
Abdelaziz Bouteflika
A dialogue among civilizations can be seen as a dialogue between the individual and the universal.
Abdelaziz Bouteflika
I have reaffirmed my political will to work towards national unity.
A nation must be embraced, rehabilitated and expressed as a tangible sign of human creativity and as an integral element of mankind's heritage.
Abdelaziz Bouteflika
Yet, history has shown that if material force can defeat some ideologies it can no longer obliterate a civilization without destabilizing the whole planet.
Abdelaziz Bouteflika