To everyone’s surprise, he himself was played as an asset: Abdeslam’s lawyers do everything they can to avoid the harshest punishment for their client

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Save Salah Abdeslam the harshest sentence – life imprisonment – while being the sole survivor of the terror commando that killed more than 130 in Paris in 2015. It seems “mission impossible”. It is, however, all his lawyers hope to achieve. “Punish him for his part in the facts, but not because he has become the symbol of the attacks. Otherwise, this process would have been one big farce,” they pleaded Friday.

Yves Barbieux

Friday 24 June 2022 at 21:14