PARIS Conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon on Friday said the fight towards “Islamist totalitarianism” will have to be the priority of France’s subsequent president.
Seizing on Thursday night time time’s killing of a police officer in an assault claimed by means of Islamic State, Fillon, who’s lagging in opinion polls behind centrist Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen of the a long way right kind, steered reporters:
“This battle for the liberty and security of the French want to be the precedence of the next executive. it can require an unyielding resolution and a fab head.”
“Radical Islam is difficult our values and our possible of persona.”
Fillon, who has been campaigning on a hardline security platform, said: “we are at warfare, there’s no quite a lot of, it’s us or them.”
He introduced that the priority of his international protection can also be to “spoil Islamic State.”
(Reporting by way of Ingrid Melander and Sophie Louet; enhancing by way of Richard Balmforth)