Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Delivers Remarks at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York
Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch released a joint statement with U.K. Home Secretary Theresa May, the Interior Ministers of the U.K., France, Germany, Italy and Spain, U.S. Secretary for Homeland Security Jeh Johnson and European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos following a G6 meeting in London on Dec. 9 and 10, 2015:
“Condemning recent terrorist attacks worldwide, including in Sousse, Paris, Bamako, Beirut and San Bernardino, we are united in our determination to combat terrorism through a strong yet proportionate national and international response.
“We reaffirm our commitment to tackling the threat posed by Daesh/ISIL and to countering violent extremism and radicalization with the values that we all share: respect, tolerance and democracy. At the heart of this work is a partnership with wider society: at the same time as we work with them to root out radicalization to violence, we reject any attempts to create division and marginalization amongst those we endeavor to protect.
“We are committed to stepping up cooperation in tackling this threat to our democracies. In particular, consistent with national law, we agree to:
“We undertake to work together resolutely at an EU and international level to deliver the outcomes agreed at our meeting in London.”