Minister praises bravery of men who thwarted train attack

Fight against terrorism/attack in the Thalys – Interview given by M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, to the weekly newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche

Paris, 23 August 2015

Q. – The thwarted attack in the Thalys reminds us that many of the suspects on file represent a real threat. How can it be reduced?

THE MINISTER – The tragedy which was prevented underlines the need for determined, meticulous, unrelenting, implacable and internationally-coordinated action – in short, the programme of action of the Interior Minister and his services. But it also reminds us of the reality of the global threat and the magnificent virtue of bravery. (…)./.

Published on 28/08/2015

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