Today we all are France: Spanish PM

2015-11-14 11:09:53 GMT2015-11-14 19:09:53(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

MADRID, Nov. 14 (Xinhua) -- Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has said Spain is solidarity with France in the wake of terror attacks on Friday night in Paris which has left more 120 people dead.

"Today we all are France. We are together in this fight and we are going to win," Rajoy said in a press conference held at the seat of the Spanish government in the Palace of La Moncloa in Madrid on Saturday morning.

After the Paris attacks, Rajoy had expressed his support and solidarity with France on Friday night and held this special press conference on Saturday morning to express their condolences and support as well as explain the steps Spain would follow.

He also confirmed one Spaniard has been reportedly injured in the attack occurred in Bataclan.

Rajoy told reporters the Ministry of Interior was analyzing the situation along with the experts on the issue stating that if the country needed to reinforce security measures, "we will do it".

"We all feel hit and threatened" after the attacks, Rajoy said, stressing that there was not "any reason or belief" that could justify this massacre. He said he would talk to France's president Francois Hollande after the press conference.

The Spanish Ministry of Interior is asking for assessment of the risk of terror as Spain is considering raising terror alert from level four to the maximum level, level 5. Spain had raised its level of alert from three to four after June terrorist attacks in Kuwait, France and Tunisia.

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