Bulgaria’s Govt Adopts Anti-terrorism Strategy 2015-2020

Politics » DOMESTIC | December 30, 2015, Wednesday // 16:13
Bulgaria: Bulgaria’s Govt Adopts Anti-terrorism Strategy 2015-2020

Bulgaria’s government has adopted a five-year strategy for combating radicalisation and terrorism focusing on preventive measures.

The main objectives of the strategy include the prevention of violent radicalization of individuals or groups in Bulgaria, countering of the dissemination of terrorist and radical propaganda and recruitment of members of terrorist organizations, the government said in a statement following a weekly meeting on Wednesday.

The anti-terrorism strategy 2015-2020 also calls for the providing of legislative and institutional means of effective prosecution of masterminds and perpetrators of activites related to radicalization and terrorism as well as their accomplices.

The document could be subject to a review and possible update around the middle of 2018 to reflect potential abrupt and significant changes in the security environment, according to the statement.

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