French Embassy stays in diplomatic quarantine as François Gouyette takes charge

French ambassador in Algeria François Gouyette.
French ambassador in Algeria François Gouyette. © Abaca Press
France's new ambassador in Algeria will have the difficult job of reviving bilateral relations, which are currently at a particularly low ebb. President Abdelmadjid Tebboune believes that France backed the "hirak" protest movement and his presidential rival Azzedine Mihoubi. [...] (668 words)
Issue dated 17/09/2020 Reading time 3 minutes
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