Minister's claim of '100 Molenbeeks' in France sparks debate


Linking of notorious district of Brussels to France is welcomed by political right but others dispute link between poverty and radicalisation.

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France's communities minister has triggered a debate over his claims that there are 100 neighbourhoods in the country comparable to Molenbeek, the Brussels district that spawned many of the jihadists behind recent attacks in Europe, reports Yahoo! News.