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France to Send Aircraft Carrier Back to Fight ISIS

The country is intensifying its military campaign after 130 people were killed in Paris in November

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    French President Francois Hollande speaks at a press conference during the second day of the NATO Summit, in Warsaw, Poland, on July 9, 2016. Hollande said France will send an aircraft carrier back to Iraq and Syria to help fight ISIS in the fall.

    France is sending an aircraft carrier to help fight ISIS in Iraq and Syria, NBC News reported.

    French President Francois Hollande said Wednesday a battle group will be deployed in the fall. 

    The country intensified its military campaign after 130 people were killed in Paris in November. The previous January, gunmen attacked the office of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, killing 17 people. 

    France sent the aircraft carrier near the Syrian coast to carry out airstrikes in November following the Paris attacks.