Algeria recalls ambassador to France after “Hirak” documentaries

Algiers decided on Wednesday to “immediately” recall the “ambassador”, for consultations, its ambassador to Paris, after the diffusion, the day before on France5 and the LCP, by documentaries on the anti-regime protest movement “Hirak”, the Algerian Foreign Ministry announced.

Algeria is reminiscent of its ambassador to France. The day after the broadcast of documentaries on the anti-regime protest movement, “Hirak”, Alger on Wednesday, May 27, decided to withdraw its ambassador to France “immediately” for consultation, the Algerian Foreign Ministry announced.

“The recurring nature of programs broadcast by French public television channels, including the latest ones on France 5 and La Chaîne Parlementaire, on May 26, 2020, seemingly spontaneous and under the pretext of freedom of expression, were in fact attacks against the Algerian people and its institutions, including the National People’s Army (ANP), “the ministry said in a press release.

With AFP