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An unprecedented move by the Algerian president

Today, Thursday, Algerian media reported that the Algerian President, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, had completed the duties of 6 consuls to France.
The Algerian website “” stated that President Tebboune had terminated the duties of 6 consuls to France, namely Abdelhamid Ahmed Khoja Betoulouse, Belkacem Mahmoudi Bakrai, Hayat Maouj in Pontoir, and Najah Baziz in Boubini.

In addition, Consul Touati in Nice, and Mohamed Seoudi in Montpellier, France.

The decision of Algerian President Tebboune came after statements made by French President Emmanuel Macron, who questioned the history of the existence of the Algerian nation before French colonialism, to the strained relations of the two countries.

In this regard, Abdel Majid Tebboune responded to Macron, saying: “We do not accept the prejudice of the history of a people and we will not allow the Algerians to be humiliated,” adding that Macron’s statements caused great damage to the relations between the two countries.

In the same context, President Abdelmadjid Tebboune said during an interview he gave to the German “Der Spiegel” that “what French President Macron said is very dangerous as he questioned the history of the existence of the Algerian nation before French colonialism. to insult the Algerians.”

Earlier, the French presidency announced that President Emmanuel Macron had begun restoring relations with Algeria after a new crisis sparked by statements he made.

The presidency said Macron “regrets the controversy and misunderstanding that resulted from the published statements, and is very keen on the development of the relationship” between France and Algeria, according to AFP.

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