Time to move on from Algeria's colonial past, says Macron

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Macron was in capital Algiers for talks with President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and senior officials, a rite of passage for all new French presidents.

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President Emmanuel Macron, visiting Algeria, said on Wednesday he would not be held hostage by France’s colonial involvement there and urged young Algerians to build for the future and not dwell on past “crimes”, reports Reuters.