Skopje, 10 August 2020 (MIA) – Interior Minister Agim Nuhiu met Monday with the Head of United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Programme Office in North Macedonia, Bill Wood and exchanged views on activities and current challenges in the work.
Voicing satisfaction with the cooperation, Nuhiu and Wood praised the efforts in achieving the common goals expressing strong commitment to their further advancement.
“Working meeting was focused on future activities in the fight against crime, particularly in regard to presentation of UNODC projects – AIRCOP (real time operational communication between international airports to counter transnational organized crime and illicit drug trafficking, and prevent terrorism) and Container Control Programme (CCP) (improve risk management, supply chain security, and trade facilitation in seaports, airports and land border crossings in order to prevent the cross-border movement of illicit goods),” Interior Ministry said in a press release.
In regard to the projects, Nuhiu gave his unreserved support, pointing out the need for further consultations and coordination with the relevant services.
Nuhiu and Wood said that they remain open for support and further cooperation in favor of common goals and priorities as detection, prevention and suppression of various forms of crime.