Interior Minister expresses solidarity towards British people

United Kingdom – Attack in Manchester/Germany – Communiqué issued by the Ministry of the Interior

Paris, 23 May 2017

M. Gérard Collomb, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of the Interior, spoke to his German counterpart, Thomas de Maizière, this evening. The ministers both stressed the importance of coordination between France and Germany in the efforts under way at European level to step up security and fight terrorism. They agreed to continue this work relentlessly.

Gérard Collomb also spoke to his British counterpart, Amber Rudd. At this painful time, he expressed to her his support for and solidarity towards the British people. For the two ministers, it is important to continue and step up the close cooperation between France and the United Kingdom on fighting terrorism, whatever the circumstances./.

Published on 25/05/2017

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