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Paris attacker rants in trial that France ‘knew risks’ of striking jihadists in Syria – FRANCE 24 English

Issued on: 15/09/2021 - 17:32Modified: 15/09/2021 - 17:38 The sole survivor of the jihadist cell that killed 130 people in Paris six years ago Wednesday claimed France "knew the risks" of attacking jihadist targets in Syria, as he spoke out again one week into the trial into France's worst postwar atrocity. Advertising "We attacked France, targeted its population, civilians, but there was nothing personal," said Salah Abdeslam."(President) Francois Hollande knew the risks he was taking in attacking the Islamic State in Syria," he said, referring to the decision of the French president at the time to authorise strikes against the …

 

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