The U.S. Attorney General in Croatia, discusses bilateral anti-terror co-op

The U.S. Attorney General in Croatia, discusses bilateral anti-terror co-op
The U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions visited Croatia where he met with the country's Interior Minister Davor Božinović, on Thursday.

The two talked about matters of mutual interest "with special emphasis on bilateral and regional security cooperation and continuing training for police officers, prosecutors and representatives of financial and other institutions within the Partnership for Education" programme, HRT reports.

Davor Božinović said "We are cooperating with the United States in the area of ​​the rule of law both bilaterally and through Interpol and Europol. The Directive on the exchange of information on suspicious person will soon come into force in Croatia", underlining that "transnational organized crime and contemporary security threats, all of which are cross-border in nature, can be opposed if the state attorney’s office, the police and competent agencies cooperate."

Sessions told the press, that on Thursday he held meetings with the chiefs of police and chief state attorneys of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, fYROMacedonia, Montenegro and Serbia. "Police in our countries have been in close contact and partnership for decades. I am really proud to say that these partnerships are still strong today and I believe that we can further improve them with regard to our areas of interest, namely international terrorism, human trafficking and drugs." .... / IBNA

Main Photo: Croatian Interior Minister Davor Božinović

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