the presence

the presence

Special elite police units to help guard Tour de France

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Special elite police forces are to be deployed along the route of this summer's Tour de France for the first time, to reinforce the presence of the security forces. Soldiers are to guard key landmarks along the route as part of exceptional measures. France has been under a state of emergency since November's terror attacks in Paris. The government says the threat level remains "very high". Plans for the Tour were unveiled at a meeting with its organisers. "I can therefore announce that 23,00… READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2016/05/24/special-elite-police-units-to-help-guard-tour-de-france What are the top stories today? Click to watch: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLSyY1udCyYqBeDOz400FlseNGNqReKkFd euronews: the most watched news channel in Europe Subscribe! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=euronews euronews is available in 13 languages: https://www.youtube.com/user/euronewsnetwork/channels In English: Website: http://www.euronews.com/news Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/euronews Twitter: http://twitter.com/euronews Google+: http://google.com/+euronews VKontakte: http://vk.com/en.euronews