Tuesday, 1 September 2015 - 12:44
Wilders “shocked” by secret intelligence briefing
PVV leader Geert Wilders heard something shocking in a meeting of the so-called Stiekem Committee last week, but can not say anything about it as everything discussed in the meeting is strictly confidential. Wilders plans to submit a motion in which he calls for the government to change its policy on Wednesday, the first meeting day after the summer holidays, NOS reports. The Stiekem Committee is the parliamentary committee for the Intelligence and Security services. In this committee, ten leaders of political parties meet with relevant ministers or the Coordinator for Counterterrorism and Security on issues that are often state secret. It is illegal to leak any information out of this committee. "I can not and will not say anything about it" Wilders said to the broadcaster. He will be submitting his motion on Wednesday. "But I am not doing this lightly. I been part of the committee for almost 10 years and this is the first time I'm doing this." This is sure to be an interesting meeting. The information shared in the Committee is strictly confidential, but the meeting will be held in the Tweede Kamer, lower house of parliament, which is public. "I will reveal nothing secret in it, so it will be a strange motion." According to the Telegraaf, whatever it was that shocked the PVV leader so much, was revealed in the Committee meeting following the foiled attack on the Thalys train.