After the assassination of history and geography professor Samuel Paty by an Islamist, is the Republic in danger?
, replied Alain Juppé during the program Les enfants de la République, this Sunday, October 25.
“We are faced with a vision of the world that is not our own.
More than separatism, it is moreover a spirit of conquest that a certain religious fundamentalism, radical and political Islamism, to name it correctly, tries to impose on us.
However, there is no question of giving in.
Our values are the values of the Republic, no religion whatsoever can impose its values on us ”.
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“The values of the Republic only have meaning if they are passed on. Who transmits them? The school ”
“The values of the Republic only have meaning if they are passed on.
Who transmits them?
The school ”
, continued the former Prime Minister and member of the Constitutional Council, who considered that it was therefore necessary to
“ support ”
“ protect them, train them, and at the same time accompany them when they are put. involved ”
“Perhaps from this point of view, we have progress to make,”
According to him, we must
"avoid the political chicaya [quarrel, Editor's note] and try to unite the Nation in a fight which is that of all French women and men (...).
Today, we must unite, close ranks and support all those who act effectively to fight against this scourge which undermines the Republic ”
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Alain Juppé also considers, with regard to the ban on the veil proposed by former Prime Minister François Fillon in public spaces (except in the street), that
"if this is a way for the Republic to reaffirm its primacy over all religious practices, do not hesitate to do so ”
Opposed to a new law to fight terrorism, Alain Juppé advocated the application of laws
"which already exist"
“What strikes me today is the excitement that we are seeing all over the place.
You have to keep your cool in all of this, ”