During a conference held by the association last Monday, a group of experts and researchers specialized in political Islam and the study of extremism discussed the danger of the Taliban’s ideology in Afghanistan, its relationship with the Brotherhood, its ideology and its incitement to terrorism in Europe, especially in France.
Political analyst Nizar Al-Jalidi, editor-in-chief of the “Voice of the Two Banks” website in the French capital, Paris, said that the conference held in the French parliament discussed the danger posed by the Taliban and the Muslim Brotherhood, which represents their hidden extension in Europe, where they emerge as a more obvious danger as if they are fighting by proxy. On all extremist movements that are difficult to break into Europe.
In a statement to “Sky News Arabia”, Al-Jalidi said that the conference focused on the danger posed by extremist ideology to the European continent, noting that it is the first time that the French National Assembly has organized a conference to discuss the danger of the Taliban movement and the Brotherhood’s ideology to the republic, which confirms the validity of a number of Intelligence reports and social studies that alerted and still warn of the stability of a large number of Brotherhood leaders and their loyalists, especially from Tunisia in France.
Crisis between France and the European Union
In a related context, a severe crisis erupted this morning, Tuesday, between France and the European Union, due to a meeting between the Commissioner for Equality in the European Union, Helena Daly, with the French Brotherhood’s FEMYSO Association, according to the “Politico” website.
Both French Citizenship Minister Marlene Schiappa and French Minister of State for Europe Clément Bonn protested what they described as EU support for the terrorist group.
“We assure the European Union that this association is attacking France and trying to infiltrate French institutions,” Schiappa said.
For her part, the European Union Commissioner explained that the meeting, which took place at the request of the association’s officials, was to discuss “the situation of Muslim youth in Europe and the challenges they face as a result of stereotypes, discrimination and outright hatred.”
The French Minister of State for Europe, Clement Bonn, launched an attack on the association in a tweet via his Twitter account that followed the meeting, and the French minister said that the meeting was abnormal, adding that this association is a “puppet in the hands of the Brotherhood,” according to the American newspaper “Politico”.
The American newspaper report cited the warning of Lorenzo Vidino, director of the extremism program at George Washington University, who was working to track the activity of the terrorist Brotherhood in Europe.