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Acting Secretary Duke Meets with UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd

Release Date: 
November 9, 2017

Discuss Cooperation on Aviation Security, Addressing Terrorist Use of the Internet

For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
Contact: 202-282-8010

WASHINGTON – Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke this week met with United Kingdom Home Secretary Amber Rudd in Washington, D.C. Acting Secretary Duke and Home Secretary Rudd discussed U.S. and UK counterterrorism cooperation, including enhancing aviation security. They also discussed efforts to address terrorist exploitation of the internet and data sharing between the two countries.

“The Department of Homeland Security remains committed to raising global security standards with our partners in the United Kingdom,” said Acting Secretary Duke.  “This week, we reaffirmed our commitment to counterterrorism efforts, including improving aviation security and addressing terrorist use of the internet. We will continue these efforts to stamp out terrorism and keep our citizens safe and secure.”

Acting Secretary Duke and Home Secretary Rudd met in London and the G7 Interior Ministers Meeting in Italy last month. This week’s meetings were a continuation of those discussions.

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Last Published Date: August 14, 2018
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