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MEPs call for EU rules on private security companies

AFET SEDE 03-05-2017 - 10:36

Private security companies must respect minimum requirements on accountability, the screening of staff and reporting on misconduct, while staying away from tasks usually reserved for the military said committee MEPs on Tuesday. (Read more)


Committee MEPs welcome stepping up of EU-NATO cooperation

AFET SEDE 03-05-2017 - 09:31

Growing EU-NATO cooperation to fight human trafficking in Mediterranean and boost cyber defence capabilities was welcomed by Foreign Affairs and Defence MEPs in a debate with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday. (Read more)

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