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Marine Le Pen lays wreath at French Holocaust memorial

Marine Le Pen lays wreath at French Holocaust memorial

Le Penn placed the wreath at a memorial in Marseilles on Sunday, marked as the “National Day of Remembrance of the Victims and Heroes of Deportation." Earlier this month she said that France is not responsible for the deportation of thousands of its Jews to death camps in 1942.

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