“The French lobbies, which have been targeting us for a long time, must know that we will not give up an inch of our sovereignty.
The Algerian leader also stressed that the Algerian archives, kept in France, must be returned to Algeria.
According to the director general of the Algerian National Archives, Abdul Majid Sheikhi, the Algerian archives smuggled out of the country by France include around 60 tons of documents. It covers not only the colonial era, when France occupied Algeria between 1830 and 1962, but also the archives of three centuries of Ottoman rule.
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