EU’s new anti-terrorism measures after Paris attacks

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On Friday, European interior and justice ministers unanimously backed France’s call for a fundamental revision of the Schengen open border zone to allow “systematic” controls on external borders.

Even EU citizens are expected to soon have their passports checked against criminal and security databases when entering or leaving the bloc.

France’s requests for other tough measures were also quickly agreed to. They included a crackdown on illegal gun sales and weapons smuggling across the union.

CCTV’s Jack Barton reports from Brussels.

EU's new anti-terrorism measures after Paris attacks

EU's new anti-terrorism measures after Paris attacks

On Friday, European interior and justice ministers unanimously backed France's call for a fundamental revision of the Schengen open border zone to allow "systematic" controls on external borders.


Marisa Matias on EU’s new anti-terror measures

CCTV America’s Asieh Namdar spoke with Marisa Matias. She is a member of the European Parliament and joined CCTV America out of Lisbon, Portugal to talk about the European Union’s new approach to border security.

Marisa Matias on EU's new anti-terror measures

Marisa Matias on EU's new anti-terror measures

CCTV America's Asieh Namdar spoke with Marisa Matias. She is a member of the European Parliament and joined CCTV America out of Lisbon, Portugal to talk about the European Union's new approach to border security.