In an interview with several media, Abdelmadjid Tebboune returned to the visa crisis and Macron’s remarks accusing Algeria of maintaining a “memorial rent”. He demanded that the Algerian state be treated with “total respect”.
Tensions continue between France and Algeria. Interview with various Algerian media on Sunday, October 10th, President Abdelmadjid Tebboune criticized the Minister of Interior Gerald Darmanin. He calls him “the Minister of Interior”. « Moussa Darmanin »(His middle name) “Big lie”Information about the number of illegal Algerian migrants subject to French territory exclusion (OQTF).
“There have never been 7,000 [Algériens à expulser]. France spoke to us more than 94 [Algériens]. There have never been 7,000 ”Abdelmadjid Tebboune stated that it was. According to the French Ministry of the Interior figures, 7731 French citizens were required to leave French territory between January 2021 and July 2021. However, only 22 people (or 0.2%) returned home. This was largely due to the refusal of the host country not to issue the consular permits necessary for deportation.
France responded by drastically reducing the number of visas that were granted to its nationals. “The reduction of visas are a matter of sovereignty of all States, Algeria included, subject to the respect of the Evian agreements as well as the 1968 agreements that dictate certain measures”The Algerian president said so on Sunday.
These agreements provide Algerians with a unique regime which allows them to enter France and grants them freedom to establish themselves as traders or self-employed people. They also get faster access for residence permits valid for ten more years. “Do not mix with other countries […]. Algeria is a special country ”France, he said, adding: “There are agreements that bind us. “
Abdelmadjid Tebboune demanded Paris in the same speech. “Total respect for Algeria’s state”He stressed to his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, that “History cannot ever be falsified.”.
After comments made Saturday, October 2nd by “the World”, Emmanuel Macron had provoked the anger of Algiers, claiming that the system was to blame “Politico-military”Algerians to Keep a “Memorial rent”By serving his people “Official story”Who “Doesn’t rely on truths.”. The ambassador of Algeria was immediately summoned and French military planes were banned from overflying the territory.
Asking if military aircraft are being denied access to airspace. “Final.”Abdelmadjid Tebboune explains that “Diplomatic relations are irreversible.”. Most “We are being attacked in our flesh, our history, and in the martyrs. We are trying to defend ourselves as best we possibly can.”He said.
“Relations with France are the responsibility of the people and of history. History cannot be falsified. The State is standing with all its pillars, with its power, the power of its army and its valiant people ”He said so.