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    France should close the most radical mosques and re-establish state borders to protect the country, Vice President of the French National Front party said Sunday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — France should close the most radical mosques, send away some of the foreign religious leaders and re-establish state borders to protect the country from the jihadist threat, Vice President of the French National Front party Florian Philippot said Sunday.

    "The closure of about a hundred radical mosques…. The expulsion of the foreign imams,… reinstating national borders," Philippot said, listing concrete steps to take against the jihadist threat at the debates with the Republican party member Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, organized by the BFM television broadcaster.

    Philippot also suggested to strip people belonging to terrorist groups of French passports, as a measure similar to the one the Netherlands Parliament voted for in May.

    In August, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said that a new foundation, established to oversee the management of mosques in France and training of religious leaders, would begin work in November, as part of the program to align Islam values and traditions with the principles of the officially secular French society.

    France has suffered a series of terrorist attacks in the last two years, with the the Daesh terrorist group, outlawed in many countries including Russia, claiming responsibility for the majority of them.

    On July 26, two armed men took five people hostage at a church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, killing the priest.

    On July 14, a truck was driven into a crowd in Nice celebrating Bastille Day with 86 people killed and more than 400 injured. On July 26 another attack was carried out in a church near Rouen where a priest was killed and another person wounded.

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    • copius
      If priests are killed then return the deed
      Eye for an eye..
    • manofsteel194275
      All modern religion's are phony, after that, experience and time has taught us only one phony religion can prevail, with the other phony religions taking far back, back seats. France, is a Christian nation, so to speak, having in the past dealt with the phony religion of the Muslims, knowing full well that blood shed was necessary to quit the phony religion of the muslims from France and the rest of Europe, what do they, the French expect today. Phony religions are the rich man's tool, something he uses to keep the people on their knees, praying to the air, for relief, but nothing can happen until the fur starts flying and the blood starts to running. Face it, it is going to take a lot more bloodshed before the French,
      Germans, English and any other Christian nation invaded by Muslims, gets the Muslims out of their lives. A lot of hardship and misery is coming, might as well get with it...
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