EU and Denmark Find Deal on Europol after Danes Voted to Quit

(Reuters) - The European Union and Denmark have found a …
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(Reuters) – The European Union and Denmark have found a way to continue police cooperation vital to counter-terrorism and crime fighting after Danes voted to leave Europol, the EU said on Thursday.

Foreshadowing Britain’s vote to leave the 28-nation bloc in June, the Nordic country last December rejected a government proposal for new laws needed to keep the country inside the European police agency.

Since then, Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen has sought a compromise to maintain police cooperation with the EU and access to Europol’s database, crucial to acquire information from other EU police forces.

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