Macron Vows France Won’t Bow after ‘Islamist Terrorist Attack’ in Nice

French President Emmanuel Macron, and Nice mayor Christian Estrosi , right, meet police officers after a knife attack at Notre Dame church in Nice, southern France, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. An attacker armed with a knife killed at least three people at a church in the Mediterranean city of Nice, prompting the prime minister to announce that France was raising its security alert status to the highest level. It was the third attack in two months in France amid a growing furor in the Muslim world over caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad that were re-published by the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. (Eric Gaillard/Pool via AP)

President Emmanuel Macron vowed Thursday that “France will not give up on our values” after a knife-wielding man killed three people at a church in what he called an “Islamist terrorist attack.”

Macron offered condolences to the country’s Catholics after the killing, and urged people of all religions to unite and not “give in to the spirit of division.”


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