OSCE counter-terrorism conference to kick off in Berlin on Tuesday

The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) annual conference on countering terrorism will start in Berlin on Tuesday.

Almost 350 high-profile experts from the OSCE member countries will gather for the two-day conference, which will focus on preventing violent extremism and radicalization, the organization said in a statement.

The OSCE members are also expected to discuss the creation of information exchange system among the OSCE states on air passengers, allegedly linked to terrorist activities.

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere and OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier will open the conference.