The President of France Emmanuel Makron decided to go to Parliament with a proposal to extend the state of emergency (PE) in the country until November 1. It is reported BFMTV.
As stated in the statement of the Elysee Palace, the proposal was made after a meeting of the security Council in connection with the recent terrorist attack in Manchester.
In addition, macron turned to the relevant Ministers with a proposal for additional measures to counter the terrorist threat outside of the framework of action of state of emergency.
The TV channel reminds, that in case, if lawmakers approve the initiative, it will be the sixth extension of state of emergency in France since its introduction 14 Nov 2015.
The attack on the stadium “Manchester arena” on the evening of may 22, killed 22 people, injured about 120, 59 of them were taken to medical facilities. Banned in Russia grouping “Islamic gosudarstvo” has claimed responsibility for the attack and called the attack revenge for the attack on “Muslim lands”.
13 November 2015 in Paris there was a series of attacks. Suicide bombers staged a series of bombings, including at the stadium “Stade de France”, opened fire on the visitors several restaurants and took hostages in a concert hall “Bataclan”. Victims of coordinated attacks were 130 people, injured more than 350.