France and Belgium deepen counter-terrorism cooperation


Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel (R) France's Prime Minister Manuel Valls (L) , Belgian Interior Minister Jan Jambon (background L) and Belgian Minister of Justice Koen Geens (background R) give a press conference at the end of a meeting in Brussels, Belgium, 01 February 2016. Belgium and France Prime ministers convened a joint extraordinary summit on counter terrorism measures, as well as the migrant crisis in Brussels. The goal of the summit is to improve bilateral cooperation in the fight against terrorism and to develop more effective collaboration on migrant camps on the French-Belgian border.

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls and Belgian Premier Charles Michel announced the agreement on Monday, after a bilateral meeting in Brussels, Belgium

The French and Belgium authorities will deepen their counter-terrorism cooperation, according to a joint statement by French Prime Minister Manuel Valls and Belgian Premier Charles Michel.

The two officials met in Brussels, Belgium on Monday and agreed that there is a need to boost cooperation, as the current one was not able to prevent the Paris brutal attacks or lead to the arrest of the Paris attackers who remain at large.

“The main message is that we stand side by side and are determin...

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