Manuel Carlos Valls Galfetti (born 13 August 1962) is a French politician who has been the Prime Minister of France since 31 March 2014. He was the Minister of the Interior from 2012 to 2014. He is a member of the Socialist Party. Born in Barcelona to a Spanish father and a Swiss mother, Valls was Mayor of Évry from 2001 to 2012 and was first elected to the National Assembly of France in 2002.
In the wake of the truck-driver terrorist attack by the Tunisian in Nice, France on 14 July, Manuel Valls made the following comment: “Times have changed, and France is going to have to live with terrorism, and we must face this together and show our collective sang-froid” [...]
For the former prime minister [Valls], it is undeniable that "anti-Semitism is deeply rooted in our society". In his eyes, the fight against anti-Semitism is "the struggle of [his] life"
Valls commenting on the nationalist and anti-immigration Spanish party VOX: '"Any coalition is legitimate except with the forces that violate the Constitution," he says. There you have Vox, which Valls already proposed isolating with a sanitary cord.'
Axelle Lemaire (Politics)
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