Motion for a resolution - B9-0480/2021Motion for a resolution

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on countering Islamic extremism at international level


pursuant to Rule 143 of the Rules of Procedure

Emmanouil Fragkos


Motion for a European Parliament resolution on countering Islamic extremism at international level

The European Parliament,

 having regard to the unsuccessful efforts that have been made for 20 years to counter Islamist terrorism,


 having regard to Rule 143 of its Rules of Procedure,


A.  whereas active Islamist networks are targeting European societies, through terrorism, demographic/social disruption and the threat of war;


Β.  whereas these networks have links with the governments of Turkey, Pakistan, Qatar and, more recently, Afghanistan;


C.  whereas the above governments are stepping up their actions and rhetorical discourse, while maintaining close connections with Islamist networks;


1.  Recognises the need for a comprehensive reassessment of counter-terrorism strategy, giving priority to the immediate and effective containment of illegal migration flows and the neutralisation of Islamist terrorist cells;


2.  Calls on the Commission and the Council to draw up within the year a multi-level, coherent and comprehensive internal and external strategy to tackle radical Islam effectively and sustainably at international level.



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