Nations vow better intel sharing to halt terror attacks

Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders says countries must share intelligence to prevent attacks like those in Paris that left 130 people dead on November 13, 2015, allegedly masterminded by a Belgian-born extremistForeign ministers and diplomats from over 50 nations on Monday bowed to calls for greater information sharing to stop extremists slipping across borders to carry out attacks, making concrete pledges to plug dangerous intelligence lapses. “We all agree that we need to share information better, smarter and faster,” Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders told a press conference. Intel sharing “has to be more precise including in such areas as the interruption of travel plans and the financing of terror plans”.

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