French President Francois Hollande vowed to strengthen his country’s role in the fight against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria after a deadly attack on Nice, which has not been claimed by any group.
“Nothing will make us yield in our will to fight terrorism. We will further strengthen our actions in Iraq and in Syria. We will continue striking those who attack us on our own soil,” he said, in reference to the Islamic State group.
French state of emergency extended for 3 months
The French President said Friday that France’s state of emergency would be extended for another three months after the truck attack.
The state of emergency has been in place since November’s jihadist attacks in Paris, and was due to be lifted on July 26. […]