Ministers Bošnjaković (L) and Božinović (R) (Photo: Goran Stanzl/PIXSELL) Ministers Bošnjaković (L) and Božinović (R) (Photo: Goran Stanzl/PIXSELL)

Croatian Interior Minister Davor Božinović and Justice Minister Dražen Bošnjaković chaired a videoconference of their EU and US counterparts on Thursday. The focus of their talks was on the exchange of information on measures taken in connection with the coronavirus pandemic and the easing of those measures.

"And we agreed that we have to approach this with caution and in a coordinated fashion, so that every step we take follows the epidemiological situation, so as to avoid a new wave of infections. We paid special attention to opening borders and cross border travel, both from the EU and US perspective," Minister Božinović said after the videoconference.

Another issue addressed by interior ministers was cybercrime, including the prevention of exploitation of children on the Internet. The talks also addressed the fight against terrorism, focusing on the dissemination of propaganda of racially motivated violent extremism and terrorist organizations. In the area of ​​justice, the EU and US exchanged information on special measures taken with the aim of ensuring the functioning of the judicial system.

Source: HRT