Troubled relations: Bouteflika’s 20-year quest for an apology from France
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During Bouteflika's 20 years in office the relationship between Algeria and its former colonial master saw several ups and downs. Since Nicolas Sarkozy in 2007, each French president has taken a step further in recognising France's actions in Algeria - which Emmanuel Macron went so far as to declare a "crime against humanity". FRANCE 24's Alison Sargent takes a look back.