MOSCOW, January 13 (Sputnik) – The terrorists, responsible for killing 17 people in Paris, acquired weapons outside of the country, a French police representative announced on Tuesday.
French officials have launched an investigation to identify the group that financed the terrorist attacks. According to Christophe Crepin, a French police union spokesman, the arms were imported from abroad by a well-organized terrorist network, as reported by AP.
The regional prosecutor for Bulgaria's southern province of Haskovo, Darina Slavova, said that Joachin "met with Kouachi several times at the end of December."
However, Belgian newspaper HLN reports, that weapons used by Kouachi brothers were purchased in Brussels for €5,000.
The magazine is well-known for publishing satirical articles and cartoons, deriding Islam and other religions. A caricature of the Prophet Muhammad, which is assumed to have caused outrage among radical Islamist groups, is expected to appear again Wednesday, this time on the cover of the magazine.
The planned release raises concerns that a new Muhammad cartoon may have unpredictable consequences and spark radical sentiment again.