She reported this on her Facebook page.
"I am leaving the post of deputy minister of foreign affairs, but I remain a diplomat and a concerned person. I am sure that we will have many more interesting projects and victories," she said.
Zerkal noted that with her resignation she puts three dots at the end of a chapter from "the book of my life I have been writing for the past five-and-a-half years."
Zerkal was appointed deputy foreign minister for European integration in August 2014.
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