Darmanin requires elevated safety in entrance of Jewish faculties and locations of worship | EUROtoday

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HASFollowing the assault carried out by Iran towards Israel and in anticipation of the Passover holidays, Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin requested prefects on Sunday to strengthen safety in entrance of Jewish locations of worship, in addition to in entrance of colleges. confessional.

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The minister asks prefects to supply a “static and visible” presence of legislation enforcement on “the most sensitive or emblematic places and buildings”. And to place in place, in entrance of non secular faculties from Monday, “systematic static guards at student entry and exit times”.

“The security forces (police and gendarmerie, Editor’s note) will naturally not be able to carry out these missions alone,” wrote the minister in a telegram dated Sunday. “Also, it is up to you to requisition the Sentinel soldiers for this purpose,” he provides.

“Very high level of terrorist threat”

As Pessah, the Jewish Passover (April 22 to 30), approaches, he asks them to pay “attention” specifically “to services and gatherings which traditionally attract large audiences”. Gérald Darmanin additionally requires the institution of “regular visits by police and gendarmerie forces” in entrance of “specialized businesses”.

This determination was taken on account of “the very high level of the terrorist threat”, the “maintaining at a high level of acts of an anti-Semitic nature” and “the persistence of tensions on the worldwide stage together with the assault by Iran on Israel” throughout the night time from Saturday to Sunday, he particulars within the telegram.