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France's Hollande: no apologies for Algerian past

French President Francois Hollande (R) is welcomed by Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika upon his arrival at Algiers airport in Algiers December 19, 2012. REUTERS/Bertrand Langlois/Pool

French President Francois Hollande (R) is welcomed by Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika upon his arrival at Algiers airport in Algiers December 19, 2012. REUTERS/Bertrand Langlois/Pool

French President Francois Hollande (R) is welcomed by Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika upon his arrival at Algiers airport in Algiers December 19, 2012. REUTERS/Bertrand Langlois/Pool
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French President Francois Hollande speaks during a news conference in Algiers December 19, 2012, as part of the first day of his state visit to Algeria. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

French President Francois Hollande speaks during a news conference in Algiers December 19, 2012, as part of the first day of his state visit to Algeria. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

French President Francois Hollande speaks during a news conference in Algiers December 19, 2012, as part of the first day of his state visit to Algeria. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer
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French President Francois Hollande speaks during a news conference in Algiers December 19, 2012, as part of the first day of his state visit to Algeria. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

French President Francois Hollande speaks during a news conference in Algiers December 19, 2012, as part of the first day of his state visit to Algeria. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

French President Francois Hollande speaks during a news conference in Algiers December 19, 2012, as part of the first day of his state visit to Algeria. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer
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French President Francois Hollande (R) is welcomed by Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika upon his arrival at Algiers airport in Algiers December 19, 2012. REUTERS/Bertrand Langlois/Pool

French President Francois Hollande (R) is welcomed by Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika upon his arrival at Algiers airport in Algiers December 19, 2012. REUTERS/Bertrand Langlois/Pool

French President Francois Hollande (R) is welcomed by Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika upon his arrival at Algiers airport in Algiers December 19, 2012. REUTERS/Bertrand Langlois/Pool
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