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Police officers patrol in front of the Louvre Pyramid in Paris on February 4, 2017 a day after a machete-wielding attacker lunged at four French soldiers. (AFP)
Police officers patrol in front of the Louvre Pyramid in Paris on February 4, 2017 a day after a machete-wielding attacker lunged at four French soldiers. (AFP)
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Ramin Mazaheri
Press TV, Paris

Tourism industry accounts for nearly 10 percent of France's economy. But the number of visitors continues to decline as a result of major terrorist attacks that have hit the country over the past two years. As our correspondent Ramin Mazaheri reports the government’s decision to declare a long-running state of emergency has aggravated the problem.