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France's New Far-Right Leader Quits Over Alleged Holocaust Denial

With Marine Le Pen in a tight race ahead of the May 7th election, accusations of Holocaust denial prompted a quick shakeup at the head of her party.
French far-right candidate Marine Le Pen's National Front party now has a new interim leader, after Jean-Francois Jalkh, right, stepped down over comments about the Holocaust. The two are seen here at the Elysee in 2014. Source: Alain Jocard

Jean-François Jalkh has stepped down as the leader of France's far-right National Front party, after controversy over his remarks about Nazi Germany's use of Zyklon B gas to kill Jews

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