Terrorism threat: France will keep the border controls until 30 April

Border control continues (illustrative image). — FLORIAN DAVID AFP

France will maintain until 30 April 2018 the border controls restored on the evening of the attacks of November 2015, citing ” the persistence of the terrorist threat, indicates this Thursday with the ministry of the Interior.

Germany also extends its controls

“These checks will be carried out in compliance with the principle of proportionality,” say the French authorities in the note of October 3, where they announced their decision to the european Union. Border checks have been reinstated, in accordance with the provisions of articles 25 and 27 of the Schengen borders code, after the attacks in paris, November 13, 2015, which were 130 dead.

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Germany will extend until may 2018 controls at its borders, a decision justified by the threat of “terrorist” and the fight against ” illegal immigration “, also said on Thursday the German minister of the Interior Thomas de Maizière.

This control with respect to the borders air, sea or land, and includes :
the verification of the authenticity of the travel document presented, in order to prevent any attempt of tampering or theft, the consultation of the databases of national, european and international levels in order to ensure that the person is not the subject of a report form.

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