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Justice and Home Affairs Council: Main results

EU News 342/2015

Council of the European Union

Main results

Following the tragic terrorist attacks in Paris, justice and home affairs ministers met in Brussels to ensure the follow-up of existing measures and discussed how to strengthen the EU response by adopting a set of conclusions.

Ministers underlined the importance of accelerating the implementation of all areas covered by the statement on counter-terrorism issued by the Members of the European Council of 12 February 2015 and in particular of the following measures: EU Passenger Name Record (PNR) directive, firearms, controls of external borders, information sharing, terrorist financing, criminal justice response to terrorism and violent extremism.

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Video capture: Highlights of Justice and Home Affairs Council meeting of 20 November 2015 (C)EU, 2015 URL