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NIA, European Union share data on combating ISIS

NIA, European Union share data on combating ISIS

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  5 Dec 2019 9:20 AM GMT

New Delhi: As part of enhanced bilateral efforts to counter-terrorism and radicalization, the European Union (EU) and India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) held a two-day counter-terrorism workshop that ended Wednesday on investigating ISIS networks, during which they shared their experiences and best practices.

The Second regional EU-India Counter-Terrorism workshop on “Investigating ISIS networks” was organized from December 3-4 in New Delhi.

The two-day workshop was part of the EU-India efforts to further strengthen collaboration between both sides to counter-terrorism and radicalization, following the mandate which was agreed at the 2017 India-EU summit.

The workshop, attended by Indian and European experts, also supports capacity building of the Indian state police services to deal with the growing threat emanating from ISIS networks trying to infiltrate South Asian countries, an EU statement said.

In addition to the NIA, representatives from several state police forces like Assam, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka and national agencies, the NSG, participated in the workshop.

European participants were by represented Europol (the EU Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation) and law enforcement agencies from France and Spain. (IANS)

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