French President Says He Will Close Borders, Declare State Of Emergency

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November 13, 2015 6:03 p.m.

French President François Hollande said Friday he would close the country’s borders and declare a state of emergency until officials could fully respond to multiple terror attacks across the city.

Hollande said in an address he called for military reinforcements to ensure no further attacks would take place and also called an emergency Cabinet meeting.

“We have to assure ourselves no one can enter in order to commit any act, whatever that may be,” Hollande said of the decision to closer borders through an English translator.

The President also said he would consider banning travel to ensure citizens’ safety.

This post has been updated.

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