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Europe 'must share terror intelligence'

Pressure mounted on European states yesterday to step up intelligence co-operation as it emerged that a failure to share sensitive information may have been partly responsible for the Madrid train bombings. Officials were discussing ways of overcoming traditional resistance to information-sharing last night, as the French and German presidents called for a significant increase in contacts between Europe’s secret services. The German Chancellor, Gerhard Schröder, said: “I think our main task is to improve cooperation between the intelligence services.” But France and Germany played down proposals for a “European CIA”. Full Story

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