France slashes numbers of visas accorded to North African citizens


France has announced it will halve the number of visas available to Moroccans and Algerians, and reduce by a third those available to Tunisians, after accusing the three north African countries of failing to co-operate over the return of nationals who have been denied visas.

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Algeria and Morocco have reacted with anger to France's decision to slash the number of visas for their citizens, reports BBC News.