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    Valls' Call to Adapt to Living Under Terrorist Threat 'Capitulation'

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    Urging people to get used to living under the permanent threat of a terrorist attack is the same as capitulating to Islamists, the chairman of the Berlin branch of the far-right German party "Alternative for Germany" (AfD), Georg Pazderski, said on Monday in a press-statement, commenting on recent remarks by French Prime Minister Manuel Valls.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On Saturday, following the Nice terrorist attack which claimed the lives of 84 people, the head of the French government in his address to the nation admitted that "times have changed and we should learn to live with terrorism."

    "The scandalous statement by the French Prime Minister Manuel Valls is a mental capitulation to Islamism. The AfD will not tolerate it," Pazderski, who is also a member of AfD's national board, said, adding that terrorism cannot be a normal state for EU citizens.

    He also criticized mainstream German politicians that "seem to think the same way" and blasted the "culture of welcome" and "red-carper rolling out" for those returning from the so-called Daesh.

    In 2015, Berlin state launched a program for disillusioned German returnees from the war in Syria and Iraq, to help former jihadists settle back into a peaceful life again. The state of Hesse was the first one to open such a service, in July 2014.

    "Those, who are not adhering to our rules must leave the country. Those who sympathize with Islamist, too," Pazderski concluded.


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