Commissioner King in the U.S. to discuss counter-terrorism and cybersecurity

Security Union Commissioner Julian King is in the U.S. from today until Friday, 27 October. This afternoon Commissioner King will be in New York where he will meet Vladimir Voronokov, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Office, and John Miller, Deputy Commissioner of the New York City Police Department. On Thursday, the Commissioner will travel to Washington D.C. where he will discuss issues relating to terrorism and cybersecurity with Gina Haspel, Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, and Tom Bossert, White House Homeland Security Advisor. Later in the afternoon, Commissioner King will speak at the German Marshall Fund event on “Europe’s Security Union: Unifying the fight against terrorism and cyber aggression”. The event will take place at 16:30 local time and will be streamed live on Facebook. On Friday, Commissioner King will visit the Terrorist Screening Centre (TSC) where he will meet Russ Travers, Deputy Director of National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC). In the afternoon, following their meeting at the G7 Interior Ministers’he will meetElaine Duke, Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).