CONTROVERSY: Jacques Chirac and François Hollande had, themselves, recognized the responsibility of France in the arrest of 13,000 Jews in 1942 in Paris …
Asked about the infamous roundup of the Vel d’Hiv in 1942 in Paris, during which more than 13,000 Jews were arrested, Marine Le Pen, the FN candidate in the presidential election, said on Sunday that France was “not responsible.”
“This is not France”
“I think France is not responsible for the Vel d’Hiv,” replied the Grand Jury RTL-LCI-Le Figaro the president of the FN. President Jacques Chirac had recognized him in July 1995 the responsibility of France . “I think in general, more generally elsewhere, where officials is those who were in power at the time, this is not France. This is not France,” aid Marine Le Pen.
“France has been abused in the mind for years, denounced the president of the far-right party, candidate for the presidential election. In reality, we taught our children that they had every reason to criticize, not to see perhaps the darkest historical aspects. So I want them to be again proud to be French. “