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Winants: the 59-year-old former Belgian prosecutor used to convict serial killers and Rwanda genocide fugitives (Photo: EUobserver)

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Belgian intelligence chief talks to EUobserver: transcript

EUobserver: In what way does the VSSE co-operate with the EU institutions and Nato?

Alain Winants: Belgium hosts the institutions of two major international bodies - the EU and Nato, which is a great privilege but it's also a great responsibility security-wise. We are fully aware nowadays that security challenges suprass the legal competences of any one legal authority, so of course we do co-operate with the [EU] Council, the [European] parliament, the [European] commission and also Nat...

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

Winants: the 59-year-old former Belgian prosecutor used to convict serial killers and Rwanda genocide fugitives (Photo: EUobserver)

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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