The French president’s remarks accusing Algeria’s “politico-military system” of “memorial income” prompted Algeria’s “immediate” recall of its ambassador to France.
By declaring during a meeting held on September 30, 2021 that “the post-1962 Algerian nation was built on a memorial rent and which says [that] the whole problem is France”, French President Emmanuel Macron He could only make react what he also accused of “politico-military system which was built on this memorial rent”, by referring to the Algerian regime.
Two days later, that is to say on October 2, 2021, Algeria proceeded to the “immediate recall for consultations” of its ambassador to France, Mohamed Antar-Daoud, while also closing its airspace. to French military planes, in what is reminiscent of the decision taken on September 22, 2021 by the Algerian authorities against Moroccan aircraft, but these also civilians.
“Following the unchallenged remarks that several French sources have attributed by name to the President of the French Republic, Algeria expresses its categorical rejection of the inadmissible interference in its internal affairs that these remarks constitute,” indicated a press release from the French Republic. Algerian presidency. The meeting where Mr. Macron had made his statements took place at the Elysée Palace, seat of the French presidency, and had brought him together with eighteen grandchildren of the Algerian war, who are young people. whose ancestors were involved in the aforementioned conflict, and this either by defending the maintenance of the eastern neighbor within France or rather its independence.