Paris Attacks: President Francois Hollande: ‘We Will Lead the Fight. It Will Be Ruthless’
Posted: November 13, 2015 Filed under: Mediasphere, War Room | Tags: Agence France-Presse, Bernard Cazeneuve, Czech Republic, EUROPE, European Council, European Union, France, Islamism, Jihadism, Minister of the Interior (France), Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs (France), Paris, Terorrism
President Hollande spoke in front of the Bataclan concert venue shortly after police ended a siege on the building that officials say left around 100 people dead.
French President Francois Hollande (C), flanked by French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve (Rear L), French Prime Minister Manuel Valls (R) and President of the French National Assembly Claude Bartolone (2nd R), addresses reporters near the Bataclan concert hall in central Paris, early on November 14, 2015. A number of people were killed in an ‘unprecedented’ series of bombings and shootings across Paris and at the Stade de France stadium on November 13, and the death toll looked likely to rise as sources said dozens had been killed at the Bataclan popular music venue. AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)
Reports from survivors indicate that the attackers may have mentioned Hollande during the attack.
Les Monde journalist Elise Barthet said several survivors were being interviewed by police in a bar near the Bataclan venue. According to Barthet, two witness said one of the shooters said “everything is the fault of your president.” (more)
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