France to intensify strikes on terrorists in Syria, Iraq - Hollande

Other News Materials 15 July 2016 08:49 (UTC +04:00)

France plans to increase the intensity of strikes on Islamists in Iraq and Syria after Thursday’s incident when the country once again came under an attack probably staged by Islamist terrorists, French President Francois Hollande said in a televised address to the nation, TASS reported.

The incident in Nice when dozens of people were killed when a truck hit a crowd of people was a terrorist attack, Hollande said.

Hollande said he decided to use reservists to ensure security in the country.