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Young Le-Pen: ‘Front National Would Have Prevented Paris Terror Attacks’

“If Front National measures had been in place at the time of the attacks on November 13, we probably wouldn’t have had a November 13”

LIAM DEACON reporting for Breitbart: Marion Maréchal-Le Pen has made a rather controversial and provocative statement, saying that had France’s anti-mass migration Front National (FN) party had been in power, the Islamist terrorist attacks on the streets of Paris last November would never have happened.

A nice to FN current leader Marine Le Pen and a figure of ever rising status on political arena in France, Marion also bashed German migration policy and the leadership of Angela Merkel, calling it "crazy" as well as providing obvious parallels between immigration and the terror risk. She cemented her words by saying that her party would strip captured militants like Salah Abdeslam (who is now suing the French state) of their nationality.

Speaking to French broadcaster BFM TV in an interview on Sunday evening, she said:

“If Front National measures had been in place at the time of the attacks on November 13, we probably wouldn’t have had a November 13,” a day on which 130 innocent civilians were massacred on the streets of the French capital by Islamic State (IS) linked militants.

Thanks to Europe’s open door ‘refugee’ policy and free movement within Europe, the attackers traveled unhindered, back and forth between Syria and France. “Three of the terrorists who attacked had taken the migrant route,” explained Ms. Le Pen.

“This is not the National Front which is anxious; the reality is anxiety,” she said, before insisting her party would never have allowed in such a migrant wave from the Middle East. 

"Most of [the terrorists] that hit France… would have been behind bars if the NF held power," she added.

“Immigration in France has become a breeding ground for radicalization; this is where we will look for the little soldiers of Jihadism,” she said, referring to Salah Abdeslam, the Franco-Belgian terrorist arrested this Friday in Brussels.

However, Salah Abdeslam is “an immigrant” she insisted, adding: “We must, of course, revoke the citizenship.”

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