Algeria: Bouteflika, Hollande, counter-terrorism and MRAPs

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is said to have talked to his French counterpart François Hollande during their meeting on 15/6/15 in Algiers, about cooperation on a project to set up new military counter-terrorism regiments. The following 368-word report sheds light on the project and tells what about the possibility of Algeria buying French-made MRAP vehicles for these regiments. [Briefly reproduced in TR Weekly (Issue No 22/26 – June 26, 2015)]

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