In the UK talking about a serious level of threat of terrorist acts. This was stated by Director General of the British intelligence service MI5, Andrew Parker. He noted that over the past three years was thwarted 12 terrorist plans. About it reports UKRINFORM with reference to The Guardian.
“The pace of terrorist plots and attempts, causes anxiety and is sustainable. The threat of attacks in this country higher than I’ve seen in the last years of my career, and I work in MI5 for 33 years … I expect we will detect and stop most attempts of terrorism in this country, ” – said the head of British intelligence.
“In this country will be a terrorist attack. The threat level is serious, which means that they are likely,” he added.
According to him, “international terrorism in its latest form, is based on a distorted ideology, bringing terror to the streets of the UK and most developed countries of the world, including North America, Australia and Turkey.”
“Currently, the feature of this type of terrorism – of ISIS, and we still have the brand of al-Qaeda. And we need to understand something: this is something that will remain here. It is a steady danger, and it is at least a challenge for generations”, – said the head of MI5.
Parker previously said that Russia is a threat to the stability of the UK and uses all the modern means available to achieve their goals.