Europe is at high risk of terrorist attacks during the Christmas celebrations due to large gatherings of people typical for the season, which provides perfect targets for terrorists, Alexander Cerny, a member of the Czech Parliament, told Sputnik on Monday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Two years ago the European countries did not face this threat, but now they have to do everything possible to counter it, the lawmaker added.
“At this point up to 80 Islamic State terrorists could be hiding in the EU countries… This means that we all, and our security services, first of all, should be especially vigilant. Large crowds of people gather on the city squares with their Christmas markets at this time before Christmas,” Cerny said.
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