During a parliamentary enquiry investigating extremist groups on the far-right held at the French National Assembly, Yvan Benedetti, a leading far-right activist, engaged in Holocaust denial attended.

“During the hearing, M. Benedetti, spokesperson for the French Nationalist Party (PNF), used language denying the reality of the genocide of Jews during the Second World War”, the chairman and rapporteur of the Commission of Enquiry for Combating Extreme Right Groups, Muriel Ressiguier and Adrien Morenas said in a statement.

They have launched a formal complaint with the police.