The President of Algeria Abdelaziz Bouteflika appealed to his country with a request for "forgiveness" in a letter published by the press service of the Algerian press.
He added that "he left the political scene, having no sums or fear" for the future of Algeria.
His resignation on Tuesday occurred after six weeks of anti-
Last week, the commander of the army of Algeria, Lt. Gen. Ahmed Gad Salah, called on him to abstain.
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- In a letter, the 82-year-old president expressed his "appreciation" for "signs of adherence and respect" from his "dear sisters and brothers."
"In order to be false, I apologize for any failure,
Mr Boutflika also" asked the "Algerians" to remain alone and