Australia Facing 'Real and Growing' Threat From Extremists, Says PM


According to Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, “a growing number of Australians are now traveling to Iraq and Syria and other conflict zones”. Speaking in a video released on August 9, Abbott said these people were extremists who “aim is do harm and some hope to bring back deadly skills to Australia”. He said the threat to Australia from these extremists was “real and growing”. He said his government was boosting counter-terrorism spending. Credit: YouTube/Tony Abbott

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