CRIF's President Roger Cukierman and Dalil Boubakeur expressed their common determination to fight against racism and anti-Semitism and their attachment to the values of the Republic. "Both our organizations are resolved not to allow the import here of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict," said the two leaders. "Our common aim is to promote dialogue and understanding between all the communities."
CFCM is the newly created body representing the Muslim population in France. According to several sources, almost 10 percent of the population living in France would be Muslim.