UKIP chief blames Charlie Hebdo attack on 'multiculturalism'

Farage says Europe facing 'fifth column' of 'people who hate us'

(ANSA) - London, January 8 - The leader of the anti-EU and anti-immigrant United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) set off a furore Thursday when he appeared to blame British and French multicultural policies for yesterday's bloody attack on Charlie Hebdo satirical weekly in Paris.
    Nigel Farage also reportedly blamed open immigration policies and said Europe is facing a "fifth column" of "people living in these countries, who hate us".
    British Prime Minister David Cameron criticized Farage, saying "I think today is not the day to make political remarks or political arguments".
    Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said he was "dismayed" at Farage's remarks, which Labour MP Tessa Jowell said were "disgusting".
   

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