France's Hollande condemns 'barbaric' destruction of Iraq artefacts

NNA – French President Francois Hollande on Friday condemned the “barbaric” destruction by Islamic State militants of priceless ancient artefacts in Iraq’s city of Mosul.

“Barbarism affects people, history, memories, culture,” Hollande told reporters in Manila at the end of a two-day trip to the Philippines. “What the terrorists want to do is destroy all of humanity.”–AFP