VIDEO – President Francois Hollande interrupted its participation in the European Council in Brussels on Friday to denounce an attack “terrorist nature”, and immediately return to France
Correspondent in Brussels
President Hollande denounced the attack on Saint-Quentin-Fallavier as “an attack of a terrorist nature “before hastily returning to Paris without waiting for a European summit which he participated since Thursday.
” The intention is no doubt it was an explosion. It is an attack of a terrorist nature. A headless corpse was found, inscribed, “said the head of state. “The individual suspected of having committed the attack was arrested and identified.” The balance sheet “would be one dead and two wounded.”
Bernard Cazeneuve, the interior minister who visited the site, should provide more accurate shortly after the survey was entrusted to terrorism prosecutor. President Hollande announced that it will hold a cabinet meeting at the Elysee restricted, to 15:30. It has already announced increased protection of sensitive industrial sites (Seveso).
The president has demonstrated its solidarity with the victim, said to have received the support of all his peers before leave Brussels.
“There is an emotion, he added. But it can not be one answer. The answer is action. We must not give in to fear, never, nor creating unnecessary division, would be intolerable. We need the truth and eradicate groups such as individuals “responsible.