France Extends Emergency Law as Terrorist Threat Remains High – Bloomberg

The French government will extend until July 15 the emergency anti-terrorism measures due to expire at the end of January, as threats persist and may intensify in the run-up to next year’s presidential election, Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said after a special cabinet meeting. The state of emergency is “essential” and has proven efficient in thwarting attacks,  he told reporters in Paris on Saturday. The terrorism threat risk remains at a “high level,” he said, and risks may increase as candidates cam

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