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EU-US and Member States 2010 Declaration on Counterterrorism

Sommaire: 3 June 2010, Luxembourg - Council of the European Union 3018th JUSTICE and HOME AFFAIRS Council meeting, EU-US and Member States 2010 Declaration on Counterterrorism

Forging a durable framework to combat terrorism within the rule of Iaw

The European Union, its Member States and the United States of America,

Recalling and reaffirming their commitments to counterterrorism cooperation contained in the 2004 EU-U.S. Declaration on combating terrorism, as well as in the 2009 EU-U.S. Washington Declaration and the January 2010 Toledo Joint Statement;

Noting that the enduring EU-U.S. partnership is and will continue to be built upon shared values and the corresponding actions which give them substance and meaning; and

Recommitting to the proposition that respect for the rule of law and international law, including human rights law, international humanitarian law, and refugee law, are fundamental in the national and international efforts in the fight against terrorism and are at the basis of our shared action, in contrast to the acts of terrorists which undermine the enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms.

Have come together to declare their resolve to cooperate in combating terrorism within the following framework:

Section 1. Our efforts against terrorism are to be in accord with our fundamental values and with full respect for the sovereignty of nations and the rule of law. In this respect, we:

Section 2. Our efforts to combat terrorism, both jointly and with the broader international community, need to bring to bear a comprehensive range of action-oriented assets, including law enforcement, judicial cooperation, intelligence, diplomatic, financial, and security. To this end, we:

Section 3. An effective and comprehensive approach to diminish the long term threat of violent extremism is a vital component of our efforts to combat terrorism. In this respect we:

  • Ref: CL10-088EN
  • Source UE: Conseil
  • UN forum: 
  • Date: 3/6/2010

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