Counterterrorism: Interpol commends Morocco’s robust strategy
INTERPOL’s Counter-Terrorism Director, Greg Hinds, highlighted, Tuesday in Marrakech, Morocco’s “very strong” and “robust” counterterrorism strategy, praising the strong cooperation between INTERPOL and the Kingdom’s security services.
“We have been working with Morocco for years and we are very impressed by the capabilities, which have been put in place not only to strengthen national responses, but also to respond to threats in the region,” Hinds said in a statement to the press on the sidelines of the opening of the Global Congress on Chemical Security and Emerging Threats, held in Marrakech October 24 to 27.
Hinds noted that Morocco “plays a leading role in the region,” reiterating the commitment of INTERPOL to continue its cooperation and collaboration with Morocco.
Regarding the Global Congress on Chemical Security and Emerging Threats, Hinds said that this three-day meeting aims to exchange on important issues related to the promotion of chemical security.
“We are fortunate to have more than 230 participants from 73 countries to discuss ways to address the growing threat of chemical terrorism and explosive attacks on global peace and security,” he said.
He added that the congress will address the evolution of these threats and will propose concrete solutions to better detect, prevent and prevent the acquisition or use of chemical materials and explosives for criminal purposes.