In his address to PACE convened 23 June in plenary session in Strasbourg, United Nations Secretary General Ban
He commended the action of the Council of Europe to address this issue, including how radicalisation leads to terrorism, welcoming the Additional Protocol to the Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism adopted by the Council and the creation of the No Hate Parliamentary Alliance.
He announced the launch in November of a United Nations action plan to prevent extremism. To counter the terrorist threat, "security measures and even military action" might be required, he said.
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