The man freed from the hostage crisis from Algeria - thought to be Lou Fear from Louth, Lincolnshire - told Algerian television the soldiers who freed him were "friendly".
He said: "The guys who picked us up were wonderful, they were like long lost friends. They kept saying "terrorists do not come from Algeria".
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The 19-year-old has been charged with six offences contrary to Section 2 of the Terrorism Act 2006, disseminating terrorist publications.
With eight categorised climbs along the 195km route, stage three of the Tour de Yorkshire has been christened it 'The Yorkshire Terrier.'
She praised the emergency services after an incident at Westminster in which a man was arrested on suspicion of planning a terror attack