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Conference ''Prevention of terrorism: prevention tools, legal instruments and their implementation'', 16-17 December 2010

Istanbul , 

Thorbjørn Jagland: ''Speed up international efforts to fight terrorism''

During the conference, Secretary General has called on member states to intensify their co-operation in fighting terrorism. ''The threat of terrorism remains acute. The Council of Europe has developed a unique approach in fighting terrorism which is based on three pillars: strenghthening the international legal framework, addressing the causes of terrorism and safeguarding fundamental values. Our commitment to the rule of law and human rights is key in this approach,'' he declared. (more ...)

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Speech by Thorbjørn Jagland