In Baku, from February 7 to February 9, 2018, bilateral consultations were held between the representatives of the Ministries of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Azerbaijan on further development of cooperation in the field of countering transnational crime using the capacity of Interpol.
Chief of the NCB of Interpol of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, Major-General of Police A.V. Prokopchuk, vice-president of Interpol from Europe, took part in the negotiations from the Russian side.
During the event, the participants noted that in the course of the long history of cooperation between the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Azerbaijan, partnership relations have been established that allow to effectively fight the transnational crime and terrorism.
The parties stressed that, despite the existence of regional mechanisms for police cooperation within the CIS, the channels and tools of Interpol are actively used by law enforcement agencies of the two countries in countering the international crime.
It was agreed to expand the use of Interpol's potential for exchange of operational information and coordination of joint activities to combat terrorism and organized crime within the framework of international anticrime projects and Interpol operations.
At the end of the consultations, the parties confirmed their interest in further development of cooperation on the anti-crime track.
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