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FRANCE: Macron May Deport Migrants Involved In Dijon Violence

FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron has reportedly asked his interior ministry to look into the possibility of expelling the foreign nationals involved in the recent violence which took place in Dijon.

After last weekend saw hundreds of Chechens and Maghreb Arabs – many armed with automatics, iron rods, and other deadly weapons – do battle with one another on the streets of Dijon, French special forces had to be called in to quell the violence.

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According to a report from Le Figaro, among the Chechens who’ve been arrested or identified as having taken part in the violence, most are said to have refugee status.

On Tuesday, the Interior Ministry said that it would “systematically examine the possibility of expelling foreigners involved” in the ethnic violence which took place in Dijon between Chechens and those in the Maghreb community.

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