Talking to the media
French far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen talking to the media after a meeting with French President Francois Hollande two days after a deadly attack that occurred on January 7 by armed gunmen on the Paris offices of French satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo.
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Posted: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 1:09 pm
Marine Le Pen, the leader of France’s far-right National Front Party, vowed that if she is elected the country’s president she would ban all public displays of religious symbols and clothing, including kippot.
Le Pen made the statement during an interview on Sunday with France’s BFM-TV. She is expected to seek the country’s presidency in 2017. She heads the third-largest party in France.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 1:09 pm.