Algeria has stopped its workers from emigrating to France following what it called a wave of racial hatred.
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Background: Algeria has stopped its workers from emigrating to France following what it called a wave of racial hatred. Ten Algerians have been killed in France in the few weeks. The decision to suspend emigration was taken by the ruling Revolutionary Council in Algiers on Wednesday (19th September). Reports said the suspension would stand until the "safety and dignity of Algerian nationals were guaranteed by the French authorities."
The French Labour Minister M. Georges Gorse cautioned against rising tempers over Algeria's decision. He said France had no tradition of race hatred, and would protect its citizens and immigrants. Reports said the French economy would almost certainly suffer from Algeria's decision. There are 750,000 Algerian workers in France, most of them in the south of the country. M. Gorse said the two countries were scheduled to hold negotiations before the end of the year to renew or modify existing agreements on the emigration of Algerian workers.