Six far-right suspects held over planned attack against Macron

Sergio Conner
November 7, 2018

Macron is now in Verdun, the city in northeast France which was the site of the largest and longest battle of World War I.

The European Commission holds that coordinated defense cooperation would not be a means to create an EU army.

He said: "We will not protect Europeans unless we decide to have a true European army..."

Mr Macron said on Wednesday in Charleville-Mezieres that Petain deserved praise for being "a great soldier" in the First World War, although he took "fatal choices during the Second World War".

France's leading Jewish organization, known by the initials CRIF, issued a searing criticism of Macron's stance.

And 10 people were also arrested in October 2017 over suspicions of wanting to target Muslims as well as politicians like the far-left firebrand Jean-Luc Melenchon as well as Castaner.

Yet, the marshal has always been considered an excellent tactician during the Great War, not least for halting the German advance at Verdun in 1916. Macron, this time, it's too much! Petain was the person who allowed the deportation of 76,000 French Jews to death camps.

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"Immediately after the First world war it was here that the people of Germany and France came to mourn the dead", - says the President of the employee Damanskogo of ossuaria.

As head of Vichy France, he replaced the country's motto of "Liberty, Equality and Fraternity" with the more paternalistic "Work, Family and Country".

The email address you have provided is already registered. Petain died in prison in 1951 at the age of 95.

Four suspects were picked up in the northeastern city of Moselle, a little more than an hour's drive from Verdun, which Macron was visiting Tuesday as part of weeklong commemorations of the World War I centenary.

The 2016 election of President Trump has raised urgency in Europe to boost defense capabilities of European Union (EU), especially with concerns over active measures campaigns from the Russian government led by President Vladimir Putin.

Commenting on Mr Macron's week-long "battlefield" tour of French towns that witnessed the bloodshed of the war, Mrs Le Pen slammed his two-faced approach to nationalism.

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