Passing of Ahmed Gaïd Salah: President Tebboune declares three-day mourning

APS - 23 December 2019

ALGIERS-President of the Republic Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Monday declared a three-day national mourning following the death of Lieutenant General, Ahmed Gaïd Salah, Deputy Minister for National Defence, Chief of Staff of the People's National Army (APN), announced the Presidency of the Republic.

"Following the death of mujaheed, Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaïd Salah, President of the Republic, Minister of National Defence, Supreme Chief of Armed Forces Abdelmadjid Tebboune has decreed a three day national mourning ceremony and seven days for the Army," said the same source.