‘We Must Use Force’ – Russia Calls on World Leaders to Fight After Nice Terror Attack

Russia is calling on Europe to stand up and fight in the wake of a deadly terror attack in Nice, France

Fri, Jul 15, 2016

Originally appeared at Express

Vladimir Putin’s country has repeated calls for further military action against the Islamic State.

The Kremlin said they are ready to work with France on all anti-terrorist operations following the horror attack which left at least 84 people dead, including 10 children.

A terrorist drove a 19-tonne truck 1.3 miles along a promenade “zig-zagging” and firing a gun to try to maximise fatalities during a Bastille Day celebration on the seafront.

ISIS have reportedly claimed responsibility for the attack, and witnesses said the man was shouting “Allahu Akbar”.

World leaders have condemned the attack and sent messages of condolence to France and telegrams to French President Francois Hollande.

But Russia has said it is now time to use further force.

Bodies lay across the promenade in Nice

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The terrorist drove along the promenade killing 84 people
 Speaking at the Asia Europe Meeting in Monogolia, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said: “Terrorism has no boundaries and is a common threat both for Europe and Asia. As of now, there are 80 victims including children, a large number of tourists.

“According to media reports there are EU and Russian citizens among the victims.

“We must find answers to such challenges, to show solidarity, to do everything we can to fight against terrorism.

“Especially since terrorists and their sponsors only understand force, and we must use it.”

The Kremlin has already been launching heavy strikes against ISIS in Syria and Iraq.

After the attacks in paris which left 130 dead President Hollande is believe to have asked Russia to up the campaign in Syria and strike ISIS harder.

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev
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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said terrorists only understand force

Source: ‘We Must Use Force’ – Russia Calls on World Leaders to Fight After Nice Terror Attack

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