In this April 28, 2014 photo, Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, sitting in a wheelchair, listens after taking the presidential oath in Algiers. (AP Photo/Sidali Djarboub)
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President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is in full control of running Algeria, his premier said Monday in response to doubts raised by prominent public figures over the aging head of state's abilities.On Friday, a letter signed by 19 public figures was made public in which they warned of a "degradation of the general climate" in Algeria and asked to meet Bouteflika.Bouteflika has ruled the oil-rich North African state since 1999, but concerns have been growing over how much longer he can stay in power.
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