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Swiss intelligence agency vital link in Europe terror fight

National News // Feb. 16, 2018

The Swiss Intelligence Service is continuing to grow and is an essential unit in the fight against terrorism in Europe.

 

Pixabay Swiss intelligence agency vital link in Europe terror fight

A spokeswoman for the service says information sharing with other European and international intelligence services is climbing – up 25% from last year.

Also the government has boosted its budget by 4% - now at CHF 75m a year.

17 more agents have been employed this year and another 23 places are to be filled.

The vast majority of the agency’s work is terror related.

 

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