France 'faced down' Islamist attacks, but remains threatened: Hollande

2015-01-09 22:30
Francois Hollande addresses the nation. (AP)

Francois Hollande addresses the nation. (AP)

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Paris - France "faced down" Islamists behind the deaths of 20 people in three days "but has not finished with the threats", President Francois Hollande warned on Friday.

In a televised speech delivered shortly after commandos killed the three gunmen responsible, Hollande said that "even if France knows it faced down" the attackers and had "courageous" security personnel, the danger had not passed.

"I call for vigilance, unity and a mobilisation," he said.

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