Rabat, Feb. 10 -- Algerian ruling party National Liberation Front (FLN) announced on Saturday its candidate for April's presidential election. Unsurprisingly, FLN chose President Abdelaziz Bouteflika as its candidate to run for the fifth term in this year's election.

The FLN coordinator, Mouad Bouchareb, said that the party "designated President Bouteflika as the party's candidate."

Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia said on February 2 that he backs Bouteflika, emphasizing that he remains the "best candidate."

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Rally for Culture and Democracy, an Algerian opposition party, is against Bouteflika's re-election.

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