France's far-right leader demands more mosque closures
In an interview with French TV channel BFMTV, Marine Le Pen said: “He (Darmanin) closes a mosque there, a mosque here. He dismisses a preacher once in a while but he must close all extremist mosques in our lands."
Asked over her criteria for the closures, she said all Muslims who have "radical rhetoric" should be deported.
Touching on the upcoming trial of Justice Minister Eric Dupond-Moretti in a conflict of interest case, Le Pen demanded President Emmanuel Macron remove him from the post.
Moreover, on an investigation opened against Alexis Kohler, the secretary-general of the Elysee, on charges of conflict of interest, Le Pen asked: "Does Emmanuel Macron want to keep someone suspected of conflicts of interest in such a critical position?"
Her National Rally party will propose a bill for Kohler's removal, she said.
Regarding the sanctions on Russia, she claimed that France's sanctions against Russia did not work out, adding that the sanctions have left the French in a difficult situation.
Russia had an additional income worth €40 billion with oil exports during this period, she said.
Le Pen said this winter and the next will be even more difficult because of Moscow's gas supply cutoff to France, adding that the sanctions were unthoughtful.