Algeria welcomes French vote on 1961 colonialist 'crime'

Algeria welcomes French vote on 1961 colonialist 'crime'

Speaking on national TV this weekend Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune praised French lawmakers for approving a resolution condemning a deadly 1961 police crackdown on peaceful Algerian protesters as a "positive gesture". On Thursday, last week, the French parliament's lower house approved a resolution condemning as "bloody and murderous repression" the killing by police in Paris of dozens of Algerian protesters.

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