During the period from 28 to 31 January, a delegation of CARICC headed by G. Pustovitov, Director, a series of bilateral meetings with the leadership and responsible officials of the General Secretariat of the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) was held in Lion, France.
During the meeting, the parties discussed the issues of long-term cooperation between INTERPOL GS and CARICC.
CARICC delegation was briefed in the form of a presentation on the major activities of INTERPOL GS in combating illicit trafficking of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and their precursors, including by disrupting the financial component of the drug-related business.
The parties noted that areas and priorities for combating the drug-related business in the activities of INTERPOL GS and CARICC are similar, as a whole, so it is advisable to combine joint efforts to successfully implement both CARICC and INTERPOL GS initiatives to achieve greater efficiency.
Participants to the meeting noted the importance of cooperation with CARICC for INTERPOL GS and its willingness to render all possible assistance to the Center in its activities.