International security chiefs meet in J'lem to discuss counter-terrorism

May 29, 2008 15:59

U.S. Homeland Security chief Michael Chertoff arrived in Jerusalem Thursday to discuss counter-terrorism with his counterparts from around the world. Internal Security Minister Avi Dichter said that the gathering is a way for officials to share information and techniques to fight terrorism. He says nine countries are participating in the two-day conference, including Britain, Spain and Italy. Dichter that the talks included discussions on the Hamas and Islamic Jihad, as well as Hizbullah in Lebanon.

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