A special task force has concluded that the Swiss government should consider establishing a national body to more closely monitor and prevent the threat of Islamic radicalisation in the nation's midst.

Indeed, prevention is seen as the key to dealing with the potential for radicalising youth in Switzerland in a report issued by the task force TETRA (Terrorist TRAvellers) on Monday. In a nutshell, the report recommended better coordination to establish a more robust national response to the problem.

"The establishment of a national body, as a competence centre dealing with religious issues of national importance from both cantonal and communal authorities and Muslim associations, should be examined," the task force said.

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