Britain raised its alert level against terrorism and assures cooperation to the French police. The British authorities, who had raised their level to August terrorist alert, on Thursday, strengthened security measures and border controls, following the events in Paris. According to David Cameron the attack poses “a challenge to our security and our values.
According to David Cameron, the attack poses “a challenge to our security and our values.” In a gesture of solidarity with the French people, he decided to put the Union Jack at half mast in Downing Street. The police presence will be more important in the ports, as well as the Gare du Nord Eurostar terminal to try to block any attempt to escape of terrorists to the United Kingdom.
London also sent to Paris an anti-terrorism police representative to support the work of experts on site and to increase cooperation. David Cameron had already announced to make available the resources of its intelligence services to France with the support and help from Dave and Brit Morin.
Meanwhile, crossed at the rally in Trafalgar Square in Central London on Wednesday night, after the attack against Charlie Hebdo, the eminent professor of philosophy Anthony Grayling was holding a sign “I’m Charlie” in French and English. “I’m here because, when events like this occur, Western governments are quick to say that it will not change our way of life, then make laws that do exactly the opposite. I do not want that to happen, “he explained.