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The risk of terror attacks in France remains extremely high, the interior minister said on Monday, adding that over 8,000 people were on a national warning list of Islamist radicalisation.
The comments by Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin came two days before 14 people are due to go on trial over alleged involvement in attacks in January 2015 including on the Charlie Hebdo weekly that heralded a wave of militant strikes in France.
The threat “remains extremely high in the country,” Darmanin said in a speech during a visit to France’s internal security service the DGSI.
“The risk of terror of Sunni origin is the main threat that our country is facing,” he added, promising a fight “without l...