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Roma battle to overcome prejudices

AFP, PARIS

French Minister of Housing Cecile Duflot on Thursday described his comments as a betrayal of France’s fundamental values.

“When we all said in 2010 that [former French president] Nicolas Sarkozy’s dismantling of Roma camps was an absolute scandal, we could never have imagined using the same methods ourselves,” said Duflot, a member of the Greens, the junior governing partners with Valls’ Socialist Party.

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