RN deputy from Vaucluse Joris Hébrard received a reprimand from his party.
In question, his participation in the inauguration of a cultural and religious center dedicated to the Turkish community in the town of Pontet, near Avignon, reports
The reaction of the RN office will not have been long because on March 22 again, there was no sanction planned.
The inauguration, which took place on Friday March 17, sparked controversy in the department.
Éric Zemmour's party, Reconquête, notably asked that the deputy be expelled from his party.
A few days later, the former member of the RN, now a member of Reconquête!, said she was "
extremely disappointed and scandalized
" in a tweet.
According to the National Rally, the inaugurated mosque is "
openly linked to Turkish power and networks of influence
The party reminded Joris Hébrard that its line is "
the intransigent fight against any form of communitarianism as well as the rejection of foreign influences, in particular Erdogan's Islamist Turkey, on French national soil
", details the regional daily.
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Contacted by France Inter, the elected official indicated "
that the Turkish community is very established
" in the town.