Europol officer: We must not let terrorists victimise the migrants twice

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"We must not let the terrorists victimise the migrants twice over," Europol Counterterrorism Chief Manuel Navarrete Paniagua told MEPs. "First by forcing them to flee their homelands, and then by using them to infiltrate into the EU".

Europol Counterterrorism Chief Manuel Navarrete Paniagua told the European Parliament civil liberties committee, that terrorists are infiltrating themselves among asylum seekers to enter the EU


More identity checks are needed in Greece and Italy as Islamist terrorists are trying to take advantage of the refugee crisis and enter the EU by pretending to be asylum seekers.

Europol Counterterrorism Chief Manuel Navarrete Paniagua spoke to the members of the civil liberties committee of the European Parliament and told them that the EU authorities “must not let the terrorists victimise the migrants twice over,” stressing that “secondary checks at the member State level, especially in Gre...


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