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Terrorism Shows Need for Post-Brexit Security Ties, Czechs Say

  • Czech official predicts necessity will force cooperation
  • Kral warns of a ‘lose-lose situation’ as Brexit talks near
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This week’s terrorist attack on the U.K. highlights the need for Britain to maintain security ties with the European Union beyond its departure from the bloc, according to the official charged with overseeing Brexit for the Czech Republic.

“Perhaps this is one of the events, no matter how tragic it is, that shows that Brexit is an unfortunate thing,’’ Jan Kral, acting secretary of state for EU affairs, said in an interview in Prague. “Facing challenges like this one, terrorism, is always more efficient and more effective if we face those challenges together, united in a common framework.’’