The Algerian ambassador to France, Mohamed Antar Daoud, has lodged a complaint on behalf of the Algerian state with the French judicial authorities against “Reporters Without Borders,” according to the statement of the Algerian embassy in France.
The statement said that the Algerian ambassador to France, Mohamed Antar Daoud, lodged a complaint on behalf of the Algerian state with the French judicial authorities against “Reporters Without Borders” relating to the case of the statement published on the official website of “Reporters Without Borders” on July 19, 2021, containing allegations that Algeria is among the countries that have the Pegasus program and use it to spy on other parties.”
The same statement added, “The rejected allegation, in addition to its defamatory and false nature, is part of “Reporters Without Borders” maneuver, which is known for its hostility to Algeria.
It stressed that “Algeria, which respects basic, personal and collective freedoms by virtue of its constitution, strongly condemns these allegations.”
The same source indicated that “Algeria confirms that it does not possess this spyware program and does not use it or deal with it or cooperate with the parties that exploit it with the aim of dealing a blow, in any way whatsoever, to the honor or reputation of countries that respect international law.”