Lawrence Nuñez, will be named the patron saint of the task force anti-terrorism lÉlysée - The Point

This is a key position. Lawrence Nuñez will soon be replaced by Pierre de Bousquet de Florian, who became director of the cabinet of the new minister of the Int

Lawrence Nuñez, will be named the patron saint of the task force anti-terrorism lÉlysée - The Point

This is a key position. Lawrence Nuñez will soon be replaced by Pierre de Bousquet de Florian, who became director of the cabinet of the new minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin, as the boss of the "task force" anti-terrorism of the Elysium. At the age of 56, the former secretary of State for the interior will be the new coordinator of national intelligence and the fight against terrorism (CNRLT), placed with the president of the Republic.

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the Top official spent time in key positions in the police apparatus, known as a true connoisseur of records, Lawrence Nuñez had decided to cross the Rubicon between the senior public service and political commitment by becoming, in October 2018, the secretary of State for the Interior in duet with Christophe Castaner, appointed minister. From 2017 to 2018, he had held the post of director general of internal security (ISB), which he will be the leader of the fight against terrorism, after the years 2015 and 2016 is marked by an unprecedented wave of attacks jihadists on French soil.

A used in sensitive posts

Ex-inspector of taxes passed by the ENA, he has served as the strategic director of cabinet of the prefect of police of Paris from 2012 to 2015, after having been sub-prefect and sub-prefect outside the classroom to Bayonne, where he followed the business from the basque country, and director of the cabinet of the prefect of Seine-Saint-Denis (2008-2010). From 2015 to 2017, he had occupied the post also very sensitive to the prefect of police of the Bouches-du-Rhône.

Since the last government reshuffle, the future of Mr. Nuñez was the subject of much speculation, with for example the assumption of continuing as secretary of State for the Interior in charge of security of the everyday, alongside Gérald Darmanin and Marlène Schiappa. "Returning to the directors, Mr. Nuñez does not return to this stage in politics, and a fortiori as elected ", commented to AFP a source from the prefecture.

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Updated Date: 15 July 2020, 11:33

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