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Hollande pledges to destroy ISIS post Paris massacre

French President Francois Hollande reacts as he delivers a speech at a special congress of the joint upper and lower houses of parliament (National Assembly and Senate) at the Palace of Versailles, near Paris, France, November 16, 2015, following the series of deadly attacks on Friday in the French capital. French President Francois Hollande said on Monday France was at war against cowards, and not in a clash of civilisations, after militant attacks killed at least 129 people in and around Paris last week.    REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer  TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTS7E67
French President Francois Hollande reacts as he delivers a speech at a special congress of the joint upper and lower houses of parliament (National Assembly and Senate) at the Palace of Versailles, near Paris, France, November 16, 2015, following the series of deadly attacks on Friday in the French capital. French President Francois Hollande said on Monday France was at war against cowards, and not in a clash of civilisations, after militant attacks killed at least 129 people in and around Paris last week. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTS7E67

French President Francois Hollande has said that his country is at war with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and pledged to destroy the terror group following the deadly 13/11 carnage that left 129 people dead.

According to the Daily Express, Hollande said, speaking to his country’s Congress, that France is at war.

He asserted that these attacks were “war”, adding that it was an assault on their values, their youth and their way of life.

Ever since ISIS was formed, it has attacked Paris, Denmark, Tunisia, Egypt, Lebanon, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Libya, he said.

Hollande said that he wants to step up the attacks on ISIS. (ANI)