The Heat discusses anti-terrorism discussions at EU Summit in Brussels

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European Union leaders met for the first time since last month’s terror attacks in France where Islamic gunmen killed 17 people at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and a kosher grocery store. They discussed measures to keep their citizens safe as part of a counter-terrorism the agenda at this week’s European Union Summit in Brussels.

Plans include exchanging airliner passenger information and moves to tighten controls at borders. CCTV’s Jack Barton reported this story from Brussels.

The Heat discusses anti-terrorism discussions at EU Summit in Brussels

European Union leaders met for the first time since last month's terror attacks in France where Islamic gunmen killed 17 people at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and a kosher grocery store. They discussed measures to keep their citizens safe as part of a counter-terrorism the agenda at this week's European Union Summit in Brussels.

The Heat interviewed Gilles de Kerchove, EU counter-terrorism coordinator, about the discussions.

EU counter-terrorism coordinator Gilles de Kerchove discusses EU summit talks

European Union leaders met for the first time since last month's terror attacks in France where Islamic gunmen killed 17 people at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and a kosher grocery store. They discussed measures to keep their citizens safe as part of a counter-terrorism the agenda at this week's European Union Summit in Brussels. The Heat interviewed Gilles de Kerchove, EU counter-terrorism coordinator, about the discussions.

The Heat also interviewed a panel of experts about how European countries can fight terrorism while also safeguarding human rights.

  • Annegret Bendiek, a senior associate at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs.
  • Mustafa Yoldas, Chairman of the Islamic Council of Hamburg.
  • Miqdaad Versi, an assistant secretary general with the Muslim Council of Britain.

Annegret Bendiek, Mustafa Yoldas, Miqdaad Versi discuss anti-terrorism efforts

European Union leaders met for the first time since last month's terror attacks in France where Islamic gunmen killed 17 people at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and a kosher grocery store. They discussed measures to keep their citizens safe as part of a counter-terrorism the agenda at this week's European Union Summit in Brussels. The Heat also interviewed a panel of experts about how European countries can fight terrorism while also safeguarding human rights.