France raises terror alert warning to highest level


Paris: The French government is increasing its terror alert level. highest level After the shooting in Moscow, Prime Minister Gabriel Atal President Emmanuel Macron said after meeting with senior security and defense officials on Sunday.
The decision, which comes just months before Paris is due to host the Olympic Games, was “taken in light of the Islamic State's claim of responsibility for the (Moscow) attack and the growing threats it poses to our country,” Atal said in a post on Twitter.
France's terror alert system has three levels, and the highest level is activated in the wake of an attack in France or abroad or when the threat of one is considered imminent.
It allows extraordinary security measures such as increased patrolling by armed forces in public places such as train stations, airports and religious places.

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