“International Officials answer the question, ‘How do we face terrorism?'”
24 News reports: “Understanding Extremism and Ways of Confrontation”, the closed seminar organized by TRENDS Research & Advisory in Abu Dhabi was a focus and discussion session on the causes and roots of extremist ideology.
A group of officials and observers of the issue of terrorism and extremism in Europe, including French Senator Jean-Marie Bockel, a member of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee of the French armed forces, in addition to a group of officials and experts in the UAE, gathered and participated in the closed round-table discussion.
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*Note, the article is in Arabic and the video is in Arabic and French with Arabic subtitles
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