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23 November 2020, 15:48

Belarus takes part in conference on international law enforcement cooperation

Photo courtesy of the Belarusian Embassy
Photo courtesy of the Belarusian Embassy

MINSK, 23 November (BelTA) – A Belarusian delegation took part in a video conference for international law enforcement cooperation among the countries along the China-Europe railway route hosted by Chongqing, China on 22 November, BelTA has learned from the Belarusian Embassy in China.

The event was organized by the Ministry of Public Security of the People's Republic of China, the People's Governments of Sichuan Province and the city of Chongqing. It brought together more than 100 participants: representatives of various state bodies of the People's Republic of China, diplomats, scholars and heads of industry associations. The conference was attended by representatives of 18 countries and a number of international organizations, including Interpol and Europol.

On behalf of Belarus the event was attended by Andrei Shkadinsky, the official representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs in the Belarusian Embassy in China, and Dmitry Yemelyanov, the Consul of the Consulate General of Belarus in Chongqing.

During the conference, the participants exchanged views on ways to improve the level of international cooperation in rail security along the China-Europe route. The organizers stressed their commitment to deepening practical cooperation in law enforcement along the China-Europe route, establishing information-sharing mechanisms, and conducting joint consultations and operations to continuously improve the security of the Belt and Road initiative.

In his speech, Andrei Shkadinsky introduced the participants to the methods used in Belarus to ensure safety of rail freight and measures to prevent crimes in respect of transported goods, and confirmed the readiness to further develop international cooperation.

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