The annual strategic meeting of the Group of Personal Representatives of the Heads of Governments of the Baltic Sea States on cooperation in combating organized crime opened today in Moscow chaired by Personal Representative of the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, State Secretary – Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation Igor Zubov.
Opening the event, Igor Zubov noted that the collaboration among law enforcement bodies was currently one of the most efficient mechanisms of regional cooperation.
“We believe that the development and regulation of the mechanism for simplified information exchange among law enforcement bodies of the Baltic Sea states is a key task and it is critical for us to continue its fulfillment.”
In the course of the meeting, the representatives of law enforcement structures discussed a range of topical issues related to international cooperation, namely organization of cross-border police and customs operations and prospects of the idea of joint implementation of roadmaps in various areas of fight against organized crime.
Tomorrow, the chairmanship at the meeting of the Group of Personal Representatives will be transferred to the Republic of Latvia.
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