271 jihadists have returned to France

271 jihadists have returned to France

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France has 271 jihadists from Syria and Iraq see the return of a total of some 700 French nationals to the Middle East were travelled to Islamic State to fight.

That says, the French minister of the Interior, Gérard Collomb, in an interview with Le Journal du Dimanche. In Collomb that to all returning jihadis of research is being done by the Public Ministry.

According to Collomb of the 271 returning jihadi’s there are 54 minor, some of whom are in detention. How many French jihadists in Iraq and Syria have been killed, could the minister not say.


France provides assistance to the US-led coalition against IS. Also fight the country in Mali against islamic rebbelen. Opposite to this, that France many times in the past is rocked by terrorist attacks. In addition, hundreds of deaths.

According to Collomb, the threat of an attack is still “very high.” The minister of the Interior says that 18.500 French would be followed because they may be radicalised would be.

The French president Emmanuel Macron reported last month know that this fall will be at an end in november 2015, declared a state of emergency in the country.

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