08 October 2018
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ATLAS network of special forces: Council examines ways to improve cooperation
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See: NOTE from: Presidency to: Law Enforcement Working Party: Strengthening of the ATLAS network - follow-up discussion on the way forward (12232/18, LIMITE, 21 September 2018, pdf):
"At meeting of the Law Enforcement Working Party on 24 July 2018, the Presidency asked the Member States to answer the questions laid down in 11053/18 and provide their views to the topics raised there.
Following the replies received the Presidency concludes that the majority of the Member States deems the existing range of legal possibilities in cross-border cooperation available to the Special Intervention Units related to the ATLAS Network sufficient or nearly sufficient.
HQ of the Atlas Network's 38 Special Intervention Units to be based at Europol (News Online, 3 December 2017)
EU police special forces network to become "more and more useful" and to receive increased financial support (Statewatch News Online, August 2013)
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