New security measures in France in wake of Paris attacks

France’s president has held a crisis meeting on security issues in the wake of last week’s deadly attacks in Paris. Security forces are being mobilized to protect key sites.

A ministerial meeting on national security was held on Monday morning at the Elysee Palace in Paris to “review preventive and protective measures” according to the President’s office.

On leaving the meeting, Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said 10,000 troops would be deployed starting Tuesday throughout France to protect what he called “sensitive” sites “because of the scale of threats which exist.” The operation was part of the ongoing Vigipirate security plan which was continuing at the highest alert level he added.
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Source News: DW