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In the same time, we promote mobility of people legally getting jobs, in the same time we promote closer cooperation with the origin countries.
All the sources indicate that the threat of new terrorists attacks continues to be high. Our Member States' authorities have been able to prevent a number of attacks for which we must be very grateful.
International co-operation is absolutely necessary for example to eradicate crimes on internet, child pornography, exploitation of children.
Now we are trying to define the remaining problems which are at stake, problems on the length of procedures, on the period of time for retention of data, and some other technicalities.
It is also in my view a first step for a free travel regime for the citizens in the region of the Western Balkans.
Now in Europe there are too many differences and too big differences between punishment – fines, criminal sanctions – concerning environmental crimes.
Immigration is not a problem of security. First of all it's a problem of eradicating profound roots of poverty and unemployment.
We cannot be paralized till the Constitution will be – as I personally strongly hope – relaunched and finally approved.
Four or five countries have taken a good initiative, forming a pilot group in the exchange of criminal records. After showing the value it adds to the EU, the project is open to other Member States.
Protectionism is always wrong, The European interest must prevail. Our Commission is committed to that interest prevailing.
If there were evidence of a state or a candidate allowing or having allowed on its terrirory, camps or prisons, we would have the duty to declare a serious violation of the Treaty.
We can not allow in Europe safe havens because now it is possible to escape due to the huge diversity (of laws): we aim at harmonising, at having just one European rule regarding retention of data of telecommunication and internet.