The French interior minister says police have arrested two brothers suspected of planning a terrorist attack in France.
Brice Hortefeux said that the two French citizens are suspected of "criminal association with a terrorist enterprise" and are being questioned Thursday. He spoke on France-2 television, which said the two were arrested in a Paris suburb on Wednesday.
Hortefeux gave no other details.
Hortefeux spoke amid heightened fears around Europe about terrorism threats. French President Nicolas Sarkozy was among leaders targeted by mail bombs discovered in Greece this week.