EU foreign ministers respected a minute of silence for the Nice victims before their meeting (Photo: Council of the EU)

After Nice, EU to redouble global fight against terrorism

EU foreign ministers on Monday (18 July) expressed support to France in the wake of the last week's attack in Nice, but aired strategic ideas rather than specific initiatives against terrorism.

After a minute of silence to honour the 84 people killed by a lorry last Thursday, ministers demonstrated "solidarity in principle," France's Jean-Marc Ayrault told journalists.

EU diplomacy chief Federica Mogherini said at a separate pres...

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