The Local: Macron causes uproar by saying France's colonisation of Algeria was 'crime against humanity'17 February 2017 | 08:47 | FOCUS News Agency
In a TV interview in Algiers this week, the centrist said French actions in Algeria, which achieved independence in 1962 after eight years of war, were "genuinely barbaric, and constitute a part of our past that we have to confront by apologising".
Macron remains the frontrunner in the presidential race, with 39 percent of those surveyed in the latest survey by pollsters Ipsos giving him a favourable opinion.
© 2017 All rights reserved. Citing Focus Information Agency is mandatory!