Mohammed Bedjaoui

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Mohammed Bedjaoui (Arabic: محمد بجاوي‎) (born September 21, 1929 in Sidi Bel-Abbes) is an Algerian diplomat and jurist.[1] He served as Algeria's ambassador to France and the United Nations among other places. He also served as a judge on the International Court of Justice and as President of the Constitutional Council, Algeria's highest judicial authority. He was appointed as Minister of Foreign Affairs on May 1, 2005 during a cabinet reshuffle,[2] and remained in that position until the appointment of a new government on June 4, 2007, in which he was not included. He was replaced as foreign minister by Mourad Medelci.[3]


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  2. ^ "Remaniement partiel du gouvernement algérien" Archived 2011-07-18 at the Wayback Machine, Xinhua, May 1, 2005 (in French).
  3. ^ "Algérie: M. Bouteflika reconduit M. Belkhadem comme Premier ministre", Agence France-Presse, June 4, 2007 (in French).