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Finn Ilkka Salmi appointed head of SitCen

At the end of the European Summit, Cathy Ashton announced, this evening, an appointment that our readers had already known for several weeks, that of the Finn Ilkka Salmi, as head of the analysis and intelligence services (SitCen) of the diplomatic service of the EU. “As a respected figure in intelligence circles in Member States, Ilkka Salmi will have an important role in establishing the credibility of the EAS in key areas of its work, handling the fight against terrorism, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and other global threats ” she said.

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Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).

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