613 kg of cocaine seized in Albania, President: Strengthening of crime is a threat to national security

613 kg of cocaine seized in Albania, President: Strengthening of crime is a threat to national security

Albanian police has seized 613 kg of cocaine today in the port of Durres.

The President of Republic, Ilir Meta has declared that the threat that the traffic of drugs and the strengthening of organized crime pose on national security, requires further intensification of cooperation of Albanian law enforcement agencies with international partners.

Meta also praised the role of the Italian law enforcement agencies for their continuous warnings for the threats that the strengthening of organized crime pose not only for Albania and Italy, but for the entire region.

President Meta reiterates the necessity to boost capacities in order to strengthen security in the country’s borders, especially in border crossing points. /balkaneu.com/