Avakov: US is reliable partner of Ukraine’s Interior Ministry on path of law enforcement system development

Avakov: US is reliable partner of Ukraine’s Interior Ministry on path of law enforcement system development

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The United States is a reliable partner of the Interior Ministry of Ukraine on the path of development of the law enforcement system.

"The United States is a reliable partner of the Interior Ministry of Ukraine on the path of development of the law enforcement system. We fruitfully cooperate in all the areas. The National Guard of Ukraine conducts joint exercises with the California National Guard, particularly in matters of countering radiochemical and nuclear threats. American experts help in training of patrol police officers and KORD special forces," Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said during a meeting in Kyiv with Kirsten Madison, the Assistant Secretary of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, the Ministry’s press service reports.

As noted, the parties discussed the possibility of involvement of the American colleagues in new joint projects.

"We are interested in the experience of the United States in the fight against corruption and economic crime, in the introduction of equal opportunities policy in the law enforcement agencies as well as in countering the illicit drug trafficking," Avakov added.

In turn, Madison praised the successful process of reforming of Ukrainian law enforcement system and pledged support from the US.

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