PARIS - * Algeria's state grains agency OAIC has issued an international tender to buy milling wheat from optional origins for shipment in July, European traders said on Wednesday.

* The tender sought a nominal 50,000 tonnes but Algeria often buys more in its tenders than the nominal volume sought.

* The bidding deadline is Thursday, April 26.

(Reporting by Valerie Parent, writing by Sybille de La Hamaide) ((; +331 4949 5145; Reuters Messaging: