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On the backdrop of a terrorist threat, Emmanuel Macron presents his security strategy

Daily security Police, anti-terrorism Bill, national Plan against radicalization ... the head of state spoke on Wednesday about the security policy he intends to pursue.

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On the backdrop of a terrorist threat, Emmanuel Macron presents his security strategy
Outraged attacks, anti-terrorism Act, national plan against jihadist propaganda ... during his security speech to police officers and gendarmes, on Wednesday 18 October, Emmanuel Macron held a speech on his security policy in face of some 500 Representatives of law enforcement, on backdrop of persistent terrorist threats and police grunts. an experienced daily security policy at beginning of 2018

This policy is supposed to strengn connection with citizens. The head of State assured that latter "is not return to police of proximity" introduced by Lionel Jospin and n abolished by Nicolas Sarkozy, who also ensured preventive missions. He also did not want specialized units in police stations. The head of State did not give more details on missions and role of this "daily Security Police" (PSQ), but clarified that a concertation would begin on Monday. Prefects, cops, police, researchers should meet in working groups over next two months, and device should be experienced for beginning of 2018 in about fifteen sites. Several cities have already been nominated: Lille, Lens, Roubaix, Toulouse, or town of woods.

a new national plan against Radical ization

An inter-ministerial committee must meet on Wednesday to "stop a new national plan" against radicalisation, by drawing up a "list of territories" which will be subject of specific monitoring.

"Action plans will be drawn up by prefects in ir department", involving "many or state services" to "prevent threats and set up organizations to identify most risky behaviours", in cooperation " With magistrates, said President of Republic.

Simplifying and shortening asylum procedures

This will be one of objectives of bill expected early 2018, which provided in its first draft a doubling to ninety days of retention period for foreigners in irregular situations. Emmanuel Macron wished on Wednesday that "we were driving intreatable" foreigners who had "no title" to stay, while welcoming "in a demanding and consistent way our values" refugees and people in good standing.

"We welcome poorly, we have too long procedures, we integrate approximately and we do not drive again," said president. He refore hoped that administrative deadlines and those of Ofpra (French Office for protection of refugees and stateless persons) should be "drastically reduced" for asylum application procedure.

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Responding to police and gendarme threats

The head of State wishes to "harden" response to "loose and intolerable" threats to police and police, he said in his speech on Wednesday to Homeland security forces.

"The threats and physical challenges have recently been added to indirect questioning of ir relatives," lamented President of Republic. "I wish we could go furr" than right to anonymity enshrined in act, "to harden our response tools in face of se loose and intolerable behaviours," he added.

A "fully satisfactory" anti-terrorism bill

The president announced that he would not himself submit to Constitutional Council new Anti-Terrorism Act, which is to replace 1 November with state of emergency in force since November 2015. This was adopted on Wednesday by a final vote of Senate.

"I will not take decision to refer this law to Constitutional Council ...". The quality of work resulted in a fully satisfactory text, head of state said, paying tribute to parliamentary work during his speech on security before police and police.

This controversial text strengns powers of administrative authority – prefects, Minister of Interior – to assign someone (no longer in residence, but in a perimeter corresponding to minimum to commune), to carry out searches, close a Place of worship or to do identity checks near borders. All without judicial authorization, excepted searches.


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