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:BNP gets link with Le Pen
'BNP leader Nick Griffin is getting tips on how to win votes from the National Front in France.
He sent key henchmen Martin Wingfield for talks with the country's far-right leader Jean Marie Le Pen and his daughter Marine.
Wingfield tells on an internet blog how he also met Bruno Gollnish - a Euro MP for France's National Front party - and calls him "impressive".
The meeting has appalled charities and politicians in Britain amid fears the BNP is keen to forge closer links with extremists groups in Europe ahead of the expected General Election on May 6. Le Pen has infamously described the Holocaust as a "detail of history".'
Gianfranco Fini (born January 3, 1952 in Bologna) is an Italian politician, President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies, member of the centre-right party People of Freedom and leader of moviment Future and Freedom He was Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs in Silvio Berlusconi's government of 2001 to 2006.
During his time as national secretary, he confirmed the MSI's role as the inheritors of Benito Mussolini's Fascist legacy with a number of famous polemical statements, including: "Dear comrades, MSI claims its right to refer to fascism" (1988), "We are fascists, the heirs of fascism, the fascism of the year 2000" (1991), "After almost half a century, the idea of fascism is alive" (1992), "There are phases where freedom is not among the key values" (1994), "Mussolini was the greatest Italian statesman of the twentieth century", "Fascism has a tradition of honesty, correctness and good government"(1994).