Manuel Valls

French-Spanish politician
Manuel Valls in Toulouse, 2012

Manuel Carlos Valls Galfetti (French: [ma.nɥɛl vals], Catalan: [mənuˈɛl ˈβaʎs], Spanish: [maˈnwel ˈβals]; born 13 August 1962) is a French and Spanish politician who was Prime Minister of France from 31 March 2014 to 6 December 2016. He was the Minister of the Interior from 2012 to 2014. He was a member of the Socialist Party until 2017. Since June 2019 he has been serving as a member of the Barcelona City Council.

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  • Nous avons changé d’époque, la France doit vivre avec le terrorisme, mais nous ne céderons pas à la menace terroriste, nous devons faire bloc, être solidaires. La France a été une nouvelle fois frappée dans sa chair
    • We live in a different time, France must live with terrorism, but we will not give in to the terrorist threat, we must unite, be united. France was once again struck in the flesh
    • Statement regarding Nice attacks, Russia Today, 15 July 2016. Also [1] and [2]
  • Salafism, which has destroyed and perverted a part of the Muslim world, is a threat for Muslims, and also a danger for France.
  • There is no definition of cults in law. on the other hand, these organizations know perfectly evade justice by hiding their true nature, since you are aware that freedom of conscience in France is a fundamental freedom enshrined in all our principles and our texts.
  • I say also: watch (…) to any signs that would suggest that there a disempowerment. That those who plunge into Salafism are somehow victims of a great handling as regards sects. No, there is also that part of personal will that you should never rule out.

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