Defiant Jean-Marie Le Pen vows no departure from politics

April 14, 2015 10:51 AM

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Defiant Jean-Marie Le Pen vows no departure from politics

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - National Front founder Jean-Marie Le Pen vowed in a Reuters interview to stay in politics until he dies, reiterating comments that show he is not backing away from a family feud that is complicating the far-right's quest for power in France.

Following comments he made last week over Nazi gas chambers and French war-time leader Philippe Petain, which triggered a crisis within the National Front, the 86-year-old former paratrooper renewed his defense of Petain.

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