Salah Abdeslam, 26, is believed to be the eight gunman and played a key part in organising the horrific co-ordinated ISIS attacks.
Two of the jihadi’s friend told Salah’s brother Mohammed, that they had spoken to the wanted man although it remains unclear why he made contact.
Fresh photos of Salah emerged this week with the radical Islamist wearing a pair of large framed glasses and long floppy hair.
It is believed the wanted gunman may be in disguise after photos were published of him as part of a wanted poster.
‘I believe he is not far away,’ Mohammed Abdeslam when asked about the phone conversation, sparking suggestions his brother may be hiding in Brussels.
He urged his brother to give himself up and contact the authorities.
Salah Abdeslam, a French national, lived in Brussels for several years, and is thought to have played a key part in organising logistics for the shocking terror attacks in Paris.
Despite an international arrest warrant on his head, the French national has so far managed to evade capture after going on the run on November 13.
Police did stop Salah Abdeslam just before the Belgian border but after briefly questioning him, they mistakenly allowed the wanted terrorist to carry on his way.
It is believed the dangerous gunman was assisted over the border along with two men, who were later arrested by police.
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