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The soldier was stabbed in a busy commercial district while on duty. Authorities are looking into a possible link to the recent attack on a British soldier.
The stabbing of French soldier Cedric Cordier has the hallmarks of Islamist terrorism, the interior minister said on Sunday.
A 21-year-old Muslim convert has admitted to stabbing a French soldier in the neck.
French soldier stabbed

Police officers stand at the site where a man armed with a box cutter attacked a French soldier patrolling a subway station of Paris' business district, stabbing him in the neck, on May 25, 2013 in La Defense. The soldier in uniform was armed and was patrolling as part of France's Vigipirate anti-terrorist surveillance scheme. France's defense minister said the soldier stabbed in Paris Saturday was targeted because he was in the army and vowed to continue his country's "implacable" fight against terrorism. Police said the man would survive.

FRANCOIS GUILLOT