A soldier was attacked by a knife-wielding man suspected to be an Islamist on the Paris metro this morning. The individual was not known to police, " added anor police source. Reports state that the French soldier has not sustained any injuries.
Operation Sentinel has been in operation since 2015 following the January 2015 terror attacks at the Charlie Hebdo office and Jewish Hypercache supermarket. "We do not know more about the intentions of the aggressor who was arrested, but this new attack fully legitimizes what we want to do, that is to make the forces placement even more unpredictable, even more undetectable for potential aggressors".
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French Defense Minister Florence Parly said the number of troops involved in the Sentinelle operation would remain at 7,000 under the plan.
The unidentified man is said to have rushed at a patrol of soldiers wearing combat uniforms and brandishing assault rifles.
Frances's armed forces minister say the soldier was not injured.
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If the deadline is not met, the central government will take over the funding of most essential public services in the region, Mr Montoro said .
Wintesses said that the attacker made references to Islam and Allah during the incident. Last month a man rammed his vehicle into a group of soldiers near Paris, injuring six of them. No one else was attacked or injured. The attacker detained by police.
France declared a state of emergency following attacks in Paris in November 2015, in which more than 130 people were killed.
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I have the support of the government council, I have the support of the people, we are here and we will continue", he said. Masoud Barzani, the president of the Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government (KRG), announced the vote on Twitter on June 7.
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