France’s Marine Le Pen Cancels Meeting With Lebanon’s Grand Mufti… Refuses To Wear Head Scarf
French National Front presidential candidate Marine Le Pen canceled her meeting with Lebanan’s grand mufti after she refusing to wear a headscarf.
“You can pass on my respects to the grand mufti, but I will not cover myself up.” Take notes Leftists, this is what a REAL woman looks like. I agree with her and I would NEVER put one of those rags on my head… even if my life depended on it!
French far-right National Front presidential candidate Marine Le Pen canceled a meeting on Tuesday with Lebanon’s grand mufti, its top cleric for Sunni Muslims, after refusing to wear a headscarf for the encounter.
Le Pen, among the frontrunners for the presidency, is using a two-day visit to Lebanon to bolster her foreign policy credentials nine weeks from the April 23 first round, and may be partly targeting potential Franco-Lebanese votes.
Many Lebanese fled to France, Lebanon’s former colonial power, during their country’s 1975-1990 civil war and became French citizens…
… After meeting Christian President Michel Aoun – her first public handshake with a head of state – and Sunni Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri on Monday, she had been scheduled to meet the Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Latif Derian.
…”I met the grand mufti of Al-Azhar,” she told reporters, referring to a visit in 2015 to Cairo’s 1,000-year-old center of Islamic learning. “The highest Sunni authority didn’t have this requirement, but it doesn’t matter.
“You can pass on my respects to the grand mufti, but I will not cover myself up,” she said. More