Paris, 10 September 2017

The text of the Minister’s Statement:

“Gérard Collomb, Minister of State, Minister of Interior, expresses his indignation after the violent aggression… committed against members of a family of the Jewish faith. According to first indications, the motive of this cowardly act seems directly linked to the religion of its victims.

The Minister… expresses his profound support for the family and for the Jewish institutions of France. Every effort will be made to identify and arrest the authors of this odious aggression...The Minister has full confidence in the Paris Police services to take determined action in this enquiry.

The Minister emphasizes the determination of the government to do everything to indefatigably combat every form of racism and antisemitism, which have no place in the French Republic.”

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