President Macron says France won’t give in to ‘Islamist terrorism’

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President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday that France would never give in to “Islamist terrorism” after the fatal stabbing of a female police employee by a suspected extremist.

“In our fight against Islamist terrorism, we will never give in,” Macron wrote on Twitter, naming the murdered woman as Stephanie.

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Macron issued the statement after French prosecutors opened a terrorism investigation into the fatal stabbing of a police officer inside her police station in Rambouillet, southwest of Paris, on Friday.

The assailant was shot and killed by officers nearby.

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