Algiers recalls its ambassador to France “for consultations” – franceinfo

The announcement was made on public television on Saturday afternoon. This is the second recall since May 2020.

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At home. Algeria has decided to recall “for consultation” its ambassador in France, Mohamed Antar-Daoud. TOPublic television announcement, Saturday, October 2, quoting an official statement from the Algerian presidency. Local media widely picked up an article from the newspaper on Saturday The world. In it, Emmanuel Macron believes that after its independence in 1962, Algeria was built on “a memorial rent”, maintained by “the politico-military system”.

The French president also mentions “an official story”, according to him, “totally rewritten”, who “does not rely on truths” but on “a speech which is based on a hatred of France”.

This is the second time that Algiers has summoned its ambassador to Paris since May 2020 when the then ambassador, Salah Lebdioui, was recalled “immediate” after the broadcast of a documentary on the Hirak pro-democracy protest movement, broadcast on France 5 and LCP.

On Wednesday, the French Ambassador to Algiers, François Gouyette, was summoned to the Algerian Foreign Ministry to be notified “a formal government protest” after the decision of Paris to halve the visas granted to Algerians wishing to go to France.

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