Xavier Bertrand condemns a Republican tweet on Algeria | EUROtoday

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Pannoyance at Les Républicains. This Thursday, May 30, Xavier Bertrand, the president of the Hauts-de-France area, expressed his opposition to a tweet revealed earlier within the day on the social community belongs to Les Républicains (LR).

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The object of discord? This message revealed at 10:12 a.m. by the official LR account: “ Message of service to Algeria, we must take back everything, good and bad: criminals, delinquents, illegal immigrants, OQTF…”, accompanied by the hashtag #OneTwoThree and an airplane image. The tweet refers back to the request for restitution of an inventory of products despatched to France by Algeria two days earlier, Tuesday May 28.

In the night, at 6:20 p.m., Xavier Bertrand reacted on his private X account: “ I strongly condemn this tweet which reflects neither the values ​​nor the history of the Republicans. No electoral calculation authorizes insulting a country and its people, whatever the differences that oppose us. I ask for the withdrawal of this unworthy tweet which damages the beautiful campaign led by François-Xavier Bellamy,” declared the previous minister of Nicolas Sarkozy.

Eric Ciotti's message

A couple of minutes earlier than sending the Republicans' tweet, the get together's president, Éric Ciotti, himself spoke on the topic, alongside the identical strains because the publish from the political get together he leads: ” Let us also send to Algeria the list of delinquents they must take home. »

Algiers' request to Paris concerns several ” historic and symbolic items of nineteenth century Algeriae century, preserved in several French establishments, proposed for the restitution of Algeria in symbolic type. Most of those properties relate to Emir Abdelkader, chief of the resistance to French colonizers within the nineteenth century.e century.