Emmanuel Macron slams media coverage of France’s position on Islamic extremism

//Emmanuel Macron slams media coverage of France’s position on Islamic extremism

Emmanuel Macron slams media coverage of France’s position on Islamic extremism

French President Emmanuel Macron has called a New York Times correspondent to criticise English-language coverage of France’s stance on Islamic extremism after recent attacks, arguing it amounts to “legitimising” violence.“When France was attacked five years ago, every nation in the world supported us,” Macron told Ben Smith in comments published in the latter’s column on Sunday.“So when I see, in that context, several newspapers which I believe are from countries that share our values … when I…

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