Thursday 29 September 2016

Germany and Britain pledge closer cooperation on terror and extremism

Published 22/09/2016 | 15:46

Amber Rudd revealed the plans in a joint statement with her German counterpart Thomas de Maiziere
Amber Rudd revealed the plans in a joint statement with her German counterpart Thomas de Maiziere

Germany and Britain's top security officials said they have agreed to even closer cooperation in the fight against terrorism and extremism.

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Home Secretary Amber Rudd and German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said in a joint statement that to fight terrorism, they would expand the exchange of intelligence information and cooperate more closely in investigations and de-radicalisation measures.

They also pledged to cooperate with Greece and Turkey to ensure the functioning of the EU-Turkey agreement on migrants, and to work together to fight human smugglers and protect the EU's exterior borders.

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