US censors French President on ‘Islamic terrorism’

During a meeting with US President Barack Obama in Washington on Thursday, French President Francois Hollande made remarks that apparently some White House officials deemed unfit for translation.Speaking about the Brussels attack and the growing threat of nuclear terrorism, Hollande made a reference to “Islamist terrorism” in connection to ISIS violence in Syria and Iraq.While the innocuous comment ordinarily would not raise eyebrows, especially in the context of a discussion focused on ISIS, the Obama administration has assiduously tried to avoid use of the phrase “Islamic terrorism”.In the initial transcript of the meeting publicized in the official White House press release, Hollande’s comments were censored, with the offending phrase nowhere to be seen

Source: US censors French President on ‘Islamic terrorism’ – Europe – News – Arutz Sheva

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