EU interior ministers to hold meeting on Friday

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Aftermath of Paris attacks: an armed federal police officer stands in the central station in Hanover, Germany, 16 November 2015.

EU interior ministers to hold meeting on Friday


Luxembourg, holder of the EU presidency, has called an emergency meeting of European interior ministers on Nov. 20 at France's request to discuss the European response to the attacks in Paris, it said in a statement.

"Confronted with barbarism and terrorism, Europe stands united with France," the statement said. The aim is to "strengthen the European response while ensuring the follow-up of the measures taken".

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve had asked for the meeting.

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