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Germany: Interior Minister unveils specialist anti-terror police units at new HQ03:02

Germany: Interior Minister unveils specialist anti-terror police units at new HQ

Germany, Berlin
August 8, 2017 at 23:08 GMT +00:00 · Published

German Minister of the Interior, Thomas De Maiziere, and the President of the German Federal Police Board, Dieter Romann, officially opened the new headquarters of the federal police special units in Kreuzberg, in Berlin, on Tuesday.

De Maiziere walked through the new headquarters, talking to officers, before giving a press conference in which he announced the formation of the new GSG9 unit.

The specialist task force unit is designed to deal with serious violent crimes and terrorist incidents, alongside other organisational and structural changes, in response to what De Maiziere has termed as a changed “security situation in Europe and in Germany.”

Germany: Interior Minister unveils specialist anti-terror police units at new HQ03:02
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German Minister of the Interior, Thomas De Maiziere, and the President of the German Federal Police Board, Dieter Romann, officially opened the new headquarters of the federal police special units in Kreuzberg, in Berlin, on Tuesday.

De Maiziere walked through the new headquarters, talking to officers, before giving a press conference in which he announced the formation of the new GSG9 unit.

The specialist task force unit is designed to deal with serious violent crimes and terrorist incidents, alongside other organisational and structural changes, in response to what De Maiziere has termed as a changed “security situation in Europe and in Germany.”

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