PARIS, FRANCE – Quebec and France have engaged in a “new cooperation” against jihadism and radicalism.
The two leaders agreed that, giving recent events, they must work together to ensure better security, though the topic of anti-radicalism will not be included in their official statement.
“Our governments must continue to work together,” said Couillard, who is on a five day visit to France.
“It’s the state’s responsibility keep its citizens safe. We are glad to be collaborating with France to do this.”
“We’re facing a huge challenge in our society,” agreed Valls.
“Quebec and France will face it together, with determination.”
Couillard also mentioned there will be further exchanges to continue the strong collaboration between the Quebec and France, most notably to monitor jihadist networks online.