France's Macron vows to take new measures to fight terrorism

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PARIS, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday condemned the "Islamist terrorist attack" in Nice and vowed to take new measures to fight terrorism.

"Tomorrow there will be a Defense Council (meeting), in which new measures will be taken," announced Macron when visiting Nice where a knife attacker killed three people at Notre-Dame basilica early Thursday morning.

Soldiers will be deployed to protect key sites, including places of worship and schools, he said.