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France Won’t Take Back Islamic State Jihadis & Their Families After Furious Public Backlash

“He denied Liberation’s claim that France’s policy with regards to fighters in Syria was being dictated by public opinion.”

Better public opinion than the suicidal dictates of the globalist elites.

“France will not take back ISIS jihadis and their families following furious backlash at reports 250 of them would be allowed to return,” by Ross Ibbetson, Mailonline, April 7, 2019 (thanks to The Religion of Peace):

France has ruled out repatriating jihadists and their families from Syria following furious backlash at reports 250 of them would be allowed to return.

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Interior Minister Christophe Castaner told a press conference in Paris on Friday: ‘No communal repatriation was under consideration to be carried out.’

It had been reported that in early March the government was prepared to bring home around 250 men, women and children from the former ‘caliphate,’ which brought widespread public backlash.

France and other European nations are considering how to deal with the thousands of foreigners, many of whom are being held by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces which led the final push against IS.

The issue is extremely sensitive in France, where a deadly 2015 attack on the capital claimed by IS killed 130 people and set off a wave of other deadly assaults since then.

Castaner said: ‘It’s logical that our services considered all hypotheses. This was one of the hypothesis they prepared.’

However, he reiterated that France would nonetheless study bringing back children of jihadist fighters on a ‘case-by-case basis’.

He denied Liberation’s claim that France’s policy with regards to fighters in Syria was being dictated by public opinion….

Courtesy of Freedom Outpost

Article posted with permission from Robert Spencer

Robert Spencer is the director of Jihad Watch and author of the New York Times bestsellers The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades) and The Truth About Muhammad. His latest book is The Complete Infidel’s Guide to Iran. Follow him on Twitter here. Like him on Facebook here.

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