Wednesday, 27 March 2024 15:59

Meeting with liaison officer of Finland

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CARICC Director A. Yazlyyev met with Ossi Granat, Counselor for Police Affairs at the Embassy of Finland in Moscow, on 27 March 2024 in Almaty.

During the meeting CARICC Director informed about activities of the Centre in the field of organization and coordination of counter-narcotics operations, and information-analytical work.

Mr. Ossi Granat, in turn, told that his tasks include ensuring interaction of the Finnish authorities with CARICC in exchange of information in the field of combating drug trafficking. Mr. Granat expressed interest in establishing contacts and expanding cooperation in joint operations to counter drug trafficking.

Parties also exchanged views on development of cooperation between Finnish law enforcement agencies and CARICC, and discussed possible areas of cooperation in matters of common interest.

Finland, along with 17 other countries, has observer status with CARICC. Observer state ensures exchange of information of mutual interest between the Centre and competent authorities of the sending state, advises the Centre and authorized representatives of member states on regulations of their national legislation, and, if necessary, assists in organization and carrying out of coordinated joint international operations, operative - investigative measures, including controlled deliveries.

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