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Folly to say there was no threat to Carnival—Rowley
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says Government became aware of the recent plot to disrupt Carnival 2018 festivities by persons who subscribe to the “kind of behaviour we’ve been accustomed to in the 21st century,” through ongoing monitoring and the support of various stakeholders in the effort to defend our borders against terrorism.
He made the comment yesterday in response to questions from United National Congress MP Roodal Moonilal queries about the Carnival plot threat.
Rowley said the operation was led “100 per cent” by T&T security personnel. However, he noted other personnel from other countries supply support, information and equipment to the effort.
“I’m eternally grateful for the work they’ve done in securing the population and we continue to thank our partners internationally for their work also,” the PM said.
Rowley said he continues to be convinced T&T faced a credible threat.
On why people detained during recent investigations were released if the threat was credible, Rowley added: “That’s a matter of and for law enforcement. However, to say that the fact they’ve been released or nothing happened is proof that nothing could have happened is pure folly.”
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