Italy’s President Mattarella to European Parliament: “we need to tackle terrorism in the light of our values”

It is by effectively increasing cooperation between member states – from security apparatus to intelligence activities – that we, together, can defeat terrorism, make our citizens safer and preserve our way of life“, President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella told MEPs during a formal sitting on Wednesday. Mr Mattarella spoke about the future of the EU, and in particular how EU countries should respond to the threat of terrorism and the challenges of migration. (European Parliament Press Release)