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This document was prepared by the Federal Ministry of the Interior in answers to questions by Members of the German Bundestag Andrej Hunko et al. and the Left Party parliamentary group: Cooperative activities and projects conducted by European police forces in the second six months of 2013 (pdf).

Despite lots of answers stating that: "After weighing up the rights to investigate and obtain information enjoyed by Members of the German Bundestag against the protection of fundamental rights, the German Federal Government has come to the conclusion that, in view of the reasons that have been set out and the high-ranking nature of the legally protected rights that are at stake, the publication of the information relevant in this respect must be ruled out, even if there is no more than a minor risk of undesirable consequences." the document is a mine of information on dozens and dozens of largely hidden EU police cooperation working groups and serves to emphasise the key operational role played the Council of the European Union in coordinatng EU Member States' agencies.

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