Europol: The threat of further terrorist attacks in Europe remains high

BART MAAT

Europol Director Rob Wainwright (L-R), Dutch Minister of Security and Justice Ard van der Steur and EU Commissioner of Migration and Home Affairs Dimitris Avramopoulos during the launch of the European Counter Terrorism Center (ECTC) of Europol at the Scheepsvaartmuseum (Maritime Museum) in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 25 January 2016.

Europol chief, Rob Wainwright, praised the launch of Europol’s European Counter Terrorism Center (ECTC) saying it will help national authorities to share important information


“The threat of further terrorist attacks in Europe remains high,” Europol said on January 25 after announcing the launch of the European Counter Terrorism Center (ECTC).

According to the press release by Europol, Europe is currently facing the most significant terrorist threat in over 10 years and therefore the EU needs to help the national security agencies to better co-ordinate to enforce their actions against terrorism.

“EU institutions responded swiftly and strongly to the terrorist at...


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