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Government: Low Terror Threat in Finand

Finland’s government considers a terrorist attack in the country to be unlikely, according to its latest societal security strategy. However large-scale industrial catastrophes, such as those caused by nuclear power plants, present a credible threat.

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While the terror threat is low in Finland, the embassies of large Nato members may become terrorist targets, according to the report.

It also finds that Finland is still a fringe country in the world of organised crime.

The security strategy outlines 13 potential threat scenarios in Finland, of which industrial spills are considered the most serious. Such accidents could be caused by human error or technical fault, states the report.

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