The measures are taken after the country’s Interior Minister, Gerald Darmanin, assured that France would not welcome migrants into its territory.
France’s General Directorate of Internal Security (DGSI) will deploy troops to the border with Italy, which is experiencing a massive influx of migrants, Europe 1 broadcaster reports.
This is a measure of anticipation and preparation for a possible increase in attempts by undocumented immigrants to cross into France. DGSI forces They will interview irregular immigrants held at the Italian border in order to detect profiles suspected of terrorism.
In addition, the French authorities have taken other measures to reinforce the border, such as the use of surveillance drones. The four mobile force units serving in the Alpes-Maritimes department will soon be joined by a alpine hunter regiment, which will replace the third hussar regiment. These military will take care of night surveillance from the mountains of the Roya valley, details the medium.
The measures are taken after the country’s Interior Minister, Gerald Darmanin, assured this Monday that France would not welcome migrants into its territory, despite the call for European solidarity launched by the president of the Italian Council of Ministers, Giorgia. Meloni. Last week, the Italian island of Lampedusa faced a migration crisis, with the disembarkation of more than 7,000 undocumented immigrants in less than 48 hours.