France will impose strict control on everyone crossing its borders in the wake of recent terrorist attacks, Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin told BFMTV broadcaster, Report says, citing RIA Novosti.
"We will control [the borders] more. I made this suggestion to the Prime Minister [Jean Castex] and the President of the Republic [Emmanuel Macron] during the last defense council."
Terrorism has nothing to do with nationality or skin color", Darmanin said, adding that out of 30 lately determined radicals, 22 had French citizenship.
He also noted that the authorities had deported 16 suspected "foreign extremists" to their countries of origin in October, and a total of 458 foreign "radicals" were expelled from France over the past three years.
A series of disturbing violent acts rocked France last month, including the murder of a French teacher on 16 October in Paris outskirts by an Islamist teen and the deadly attack in a Catholic cathedral in Nice on 29 October, away three lives.