Macron Seeks 'New Relationship' With Former Colony Algeria

French President Emmanuel Macron said Wednesday that he hopes to "open a new chapter" in his country's relationship with Algeria, one of its former colonies in Africa, by boosting security and economic cooperation. After arriving in Algiers for a one-day visit, Macron laid a wreath at the Martyrs' Memorial, a monument commemorating the Algeria's eight years of war with France that resulted in the country gaining independence in 1962 after 132 years under colonial rule. "It's also a new chapter with this new Algerian generation who probably looks at France...

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Published By: VOA Africa - Wednesday, 6 December

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