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Security Union: Commission presents new measures to better protect EU citizens. Statement by Commissioner Avramopoulos, Brussels 18/10/2017

18 Oct 2017

As announced by President Juncker in his 2017 State of the Union Address, the Commission is today presenting alongside its 11th Security Union Report a set of operational and practical measures to better defend EU citizens against terrorist threats and deliver a Europe that protects. The measures aim to address vulnerabilities exposed by recent attacks and will support Member States in protecting public spaces and help deprive terrorists of the means to act.

Statement by Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos at the occasion of his visit to Schengen, Luxembourg

17 Oct 2017

Σήμερα, περισσότερο από ποτέ, πρέπει να συνεχίσουμε να υπερασπιζόμαστε το ανοικτό πνεύμα και την ανεκτικότητα. Ταυτόχρονα, θα πρέπει να διασφαλίσουμε την προστασία των πολιτών μας. Η ουσία της Σένγκεν είναι ένας ασφαλής, αλλά ταυτόχρονα, και ανοικτός χώρος, χωρίς ελέγχους στα εσωτερικά σύνορα.

Doorstep by Commissionner Avramopoulos at the JHA Council, Luxembourg 13/10/2017

13 Oct 2017

This Council is very important, one more crucial Council is going to take place today. We have to discuss very important issues. We shall start with our Common European Asylum System; it has to be finalised by the end of the year. Then the discussions about resettlement, the security issues and above all that the fight against terrorism, and Schengen.


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