Outcome of the International Ministerial Meeting on Charlie Hebdo, Paris, Sunday 11 January
EU News 6/2015
12 January 2015
Yesterday, Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos participated in an International Ministerial Meeting on Charlie Hebdo in Paris, organised by the French Minister of the Interior, Bernard Cazeneuve. Taking place at the French Ministry of Interior, the meeting brought together several European Ministers of the Interior as well as US and Canadian partners to discuss European and international efforts against terrorism.
At the meeting, Commissioner Avramopoulos said: "We are gathered here today in order to express our solidarity to France, to the French people and to the families of the victims. We are here to declare our determination to move ahead in the spirit of solidarity in order to combat terrorism. We are united and determined. " Concluding the meeting, the Ministers adopted a joint declaration on the Fight against Terrorism.
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File Photo: Republican March as a tribute to the victims of the terrorist attack at the headquarters of 'Charlie Hebdo', of the gunfire at Montrouge and of the hostage crisis at Porte de Vincennes, in Paris Date: 11/01/2015 Reference: P-027209/00-02 Location: Paris (C)EU, 2015 URL