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France to intensify airstrikes against Isis in Syria
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France to intensify airstrikes against Isis in Syria

by the First Source News MediaNovember 16, 2015

French president calls for coalition to ‘fight terrorist army’ and dispatches aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle to eastern Mediterranean

In a dramatic escalation of ’s war against , François Hollande has pledged to intensify his country’s airstrikes against the terror group, as the mastermind suspected of organising Friday’s carnage in was revealed to be a notorious Belgian-born Isis extremist living in .

Unveiling a raft of hardline measures to counter domestic extremism on Monday, the French president told an exceptional assembly of both houses of parliament at the Palace of Versailles: “France is at war … But we are not engaged in a war of civilisations, because these assassins do not represent any civilisation.”

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