"Thatís why Emmanuel Macronís appeal to Russia to do more to fight terrorism is deserving of contempt. For the French state, among other NATO powers, was a sponsor of the very kind of jihadist terror that now haunts it. France is reaping a bitter harvest from seeds of terror that it and its NATO allies sowed in Syria."
It's even more absurd considering the murderer was in regular contact with a Chechen member of the west's favourite Al Khaidir Jihadi "freedom fighters" in Idlib and apparently "inspired" by them. -Putin would therefore have laughed in his face at any attempt to blame Russia. Macron's not stupid enough to attempt that one: this looks to me to be a tentative French rapprochement to Russia being-media spun as an admonishment.