Hollande confirms France to form National Guard to protect citizens

July 28, 2016 1:13 pm
French President Francois Hollande meets troops at the fort of Vincennes, on the outskirts of Paris, on July 25, 2016 © Pool/AFP/File / Ian Langsdon

, Paris, France, Jul 28 – French President Francois Hollande on Thursday confirmed that a National Guard would be formed from existing reserve forces to better protect citizens facing terror attacks.

Hollande said parliamentary consultations on the formation of the force would take place in September “so that this force can be created as fast as possible to protect the French”.


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