French generals who called for military rule if President Macron cannot stop ‘Islamists’ from ‘disintegrating society’ will be punished, government declares
- Twenty retired generals, as well as serving officers, signed the ferocious rebuke
- Incendiary letter claims France at risk of ‘disintegration’ at ‘hands of Islamists’
- Defence Minister Florence Parly warned ‘these are unacceptable actions’
- She added that those serving officers who signed letter would be disciplined
The 20 generals:
Christian Piquemal, Gilles Barrie, François Gaubert, Emmanuel de Richoufftz, Michel Joslin de Noray, André Coustou, Philippe Desrousseaux de Medrano, Antoine Martinez, Daniel Grosmaire, Robert Jeannerod, Pierre Dominique Aigueperse, Roland Dubois, Dominique Delawarde, Jean Claude Grolier, Norbert de Cacqueray, Roger Prigent, Alfred Lebreton, Guy Durand and Gérard Balastre.