The Algerian president Abdelmadjid Tebboune has asked “total respect” from France as the diplomatic tensions among the two countries are worsening.
In his first public comments on the matter, Abdelmadjid Tebboune said France should forget that Algeria had once been its colony.
The current dispute between the two countries was sparked after France cut the number of visas it issues for citizens of Algeria and other North African countries.
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The dispute escalated after President Macron was quoted as saying Algeria was ruled by a “political-military system” with an official history that was based not on truth, but on hatred of France.