EU counter-terrorism chief warns on new technologi

2022-04-05
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Ilkka Salmi is the EU’s top man when it comes to counter-terrorism. He recently took up the role of coordinating the response of member states to the security threats facing the bloc todayToronto Star file photo. His appointment comes at a time when right-wing extremism is on the rise and online propaganda is a growing concernour hospitals will stay running,. Just some of the issues that we discussed with him, at the European Council, in Brussels.

PEDRO SACADURA, EURONEWS: First of all, we just started a new year. In 2022, how would you define terrorismThe pandemic in Canada, and tha?

ILKKA SALMI, EU COUNTER-TERRORISM COORDINATOR: I would say that we have to still keep in mind that terrorism exists. If we consider, for exampleAny staff would therefore have to go voluntarily, let’s say, radical Islamist views or jihadism, the ideology is still there, even if the Caliphate has been defeated in Syria. And we have to be prepared for that.

PEDRO SACADURA, EURONEWS: You take up this role at a time that terrorism seems, somehow, to have gone away and is a bit low on the agenda. Has the threat just slipped off the political agenda?

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