Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini gave Ilta-Sanomat an interview at the EU meeting in Brussels. He finds that IS is a pan-European problem and that the terrorist group also has cells in Finland. The IS could exploit the free movement of people in Europe. According to Mr Soini, the risk of terror attacks is real in Europe, but the biggest in countries which have participated in measures against IS. The EU plans to intensify collaboration and surveillance, and if the outer borders cannot be controlled, border inspections will be introduced. Mr Soini believes the EU is not far from this.
- Media: Ilta-Sanomat
- Date: 16.11.2015
- Journalist: Minna-Riikka Härkönen
- Main source: Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini