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Marine Le Pen’s party boots leader over Holocaust denial quote

Marine Le Pen’s party boots leader over Holocaust denial quote

Two days after replacing Marine Le Pen as party president, Jean-François Jalkh was dropped amid accusations that he said he did not believe the Nazis used the Zyklon B poison in gas chambers.

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Marine Le Pen’s replacement as National Front leader questions use of Holocaust poison

Jean-François Jalkh, who is heading the far-right party on an interim basis, reportedly once said that Zyklon B poison could not have been effective for mass extermination.

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