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After the July 14th attack in Nice – European security debate to gain momentum
After the truck attack in the southern French city of Nice where at least 84 people were killed, the security debate will most likely shape the next presidential elections. Beyond France on European Union level, military cooperation and Junker’s proposal of a security union will be on top of the next political discussions.
Nice attack will shape next presidential campaign
France was hit just by another attack on the 14th of July after a 31 years old Franco-Tunisian man killed at least 84 people with a truck which he directed into a crowd at the Promenade des Anglais in Nice. According to French authorities, the suspect is known for petty crimes but he has not been identified for terrorist activities, nor was he known or suspected by intelligence services. In the aftermath of the attack, French president Francois Hollande stated that the state of emergency will be extended by another three months. Furthe