1st Dec 2023


Denmark says Europol membership unlikely

Denmark's prime minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said membership of EU police agency Europol is unlikely given last year's referendum on the issue. "It's still very doubtful whether we can succeed in finding a solution with the EU Commission," he said, reported Reuters. The commission has said the results of Denmark's referendum means the Danish police will be excluded from Europol.

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