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    An additional 1,000 surveillance cameras will be installed at Belgian railway stations as part of counterterrorism measures, local media reported Thursday.

    French navy soldiers prepare French Rafale jet fighters on the flight deck of the French Charles-de-Gaulle aircraft carrier on November 22, 2015 in the eastern Mediterranean Sea
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    BRUSSELS (Sputnik) — According to the Contact radio station, the railway stations will also be equipped with metal detector frames for checking passengers and baggage under the Belgian authorities' plan.

    A total of 17 million euros ($18.4 million) will be allocated to implement the measures, Belgian Transport Minister Jacqueline Galant said.

    Currently, the Belgian and French police already carry out joint patrols of international trains linking the two countries.

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