Queen Sofia arrives in Algeria to start tour

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21 February 2005, ALGIERS-Queen Sofia of Spain arrived on Monday in Algiers for a two-day visit amid tight security. Queen Sofia was met by Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia and Interior Minister Yazid Zerhouni.

21 February 2005

ALGIERS-Queen Sofia of Spain arrived on Monday in Algiers for a two-day visit amid tight security.
 
Queen Sofia was met by Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia and Interior Minister Yazid Zerhouni.

She was later to meet President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

Security has high because of Algeria's on-going terrorist campaign by Islamic fundamentalists.

Algeria is the first stage of a north African tour by the Spanish monarch.

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Subject: Spanish news

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