Gilles de Kerchove

EU official warns of extremists exploiting virus outbreak

EU official warns of extremists exploiting virus outbreak

  • Counter-Terrorism Coordinator Gilles de Kerchove cautioned that right-wing extremists and Daesh militants could view attacks on medical personnel and facilities as highly effective
  • De Kerchove: To increase their support base, violent extremists use people’s insecurities, vulnerabilities and grievances, creating a narrative which explains problems by blaming outsiders
By AP ·