Asylum seekers to Britain, joint investigations on criminal groups

Asylum seekers to Britain, joint investigations on criminal groups

Minister of Interior, Fatmir Xhafaj has met with the General Secretary of the British Foreign Ministry and head of the UK’s diplomatic service, Simon McDonald.

The meeting handled a number of issues which relate to the traffic of narcotics and human beings, the issue of Albanian asylum seekers in the UK, the improvement of the Albanian border regime to prevent asylum seekers, the building of capacities of Albanian police, exchange of information, joint investigations, academic expertise that the British side can offer for the Academy of Security, etc.

McDonald also briefed the Albanian minister than next year, Great Britain will host a Summit of the countries of Western Balkans. Both sides expressed their readiness to take concrete steps in boosting cooperation between the two countries. /balkaneu.com/