Mei stated the need for regulation of the Internet after the terrorist attack in London

Mei stated the need for regulation of the Internet after the terrorist attack in London

The Prime Minister urged to reconsider anti-terrorism strategy of the United Kingdom.

Moscow. June 4. INTERFAX.RU Prime Minister Theresa may said on Sunday that the changing nature of threats to British companies need to test counter-terrorism strategy the security services on the subject of its effectiveness.

“But since the nature of the threats we face are becoming more complex, more fragmented, more secretive, especially on the Internet, the strategy has to keep up (for these processes — if),” she said.

“In light of what we know about the changing threat, we should reconsider the British counter-terrorism strategy to ensure that the police and security services have all powers which are necessary,” continued may.

However, she admitted the possibility of tougher sentences for crimes associated with terrorism. In addition, may said the need to “work with the Federal democratic governments to reach international agreement on the regulation of cyberspace” in the fight against terrorism and extremism. The Prime Minister also mentioned the need for the defeat of the grouping “Islamic state” (banned in Russia) in Iraq and Syria.

According to the Prime Minister, at the moment in the UK there is “too much tolerance for extremism,”

however, the development of measures to counter terrorism “requires complex and often sensitive conversation.” In the meantime, may urged the British public to maintain unity and not be divided into “isolated community” against the background of such challenges.

As reported late last night unknown on the van at high speed drove onto the sidewalk on London bridge and brought down pedestrians. Then they drove to the nearby borough market, got out of the car and, armed with hunting knives attacked passers-by. The police officially acknowledged the incident a terrorist attack. By Sunday morning the chief of Department on fight against terrorism of the Metropolitan police mark Rowley said that the attackers were three and they were all eliminated. According to recent reports, the victims were seven people, about 50 were injured.