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France slams apparent US journalist execution

Journalist James Foley responds to questions during an interview with The Associated Press, in Boston May 27, 2011. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

PARIS: France Wednesday lashed out at the apparent execution of American journalist James Foley at the hands of Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) jihadists, labeling it a "barbaric act."

Government spokesman Stephane Le Foll told reporters: "This is a barbaric act that plays on fear." Separately, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius described it as a "disgusting assassination."

 

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