Almost 1,000 Ukrainian patrol officers to do training in Turkey, - National Police Chief Dekanoidze

In June, nearly 1,000 representatives of Ukraine's patrol police will participate in short courses in Turkey.

This was announced by National Police Chief Khatia Dekanoidze, Censor.NET reports citing Interior Ministry press service.

She noted Turkey's active support of Ukrainian law enforcement authorities' reform.

"I am grateful to the General Directorate of Security of the Republic of Turkey for agreeing to receive in June about 1,000 representatives of Ukraine's patrol police to take part in short courses," she said.

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Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Turkey in Ukraine Yonet Gian Tezel said the Turkish government plans to provide assistance for the needs of Ukraine's National Police as well as promote active cooperation in the field of law enforcement.

In turn, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said that profound cooperation between law enforcement authorities of both countries in the field of civil security and counter-crime efforts should become an important part of bilateral security partnership. The minister noted the intensification of Ukrainian-Turkish relations and thanked the Turkish side for its clear position and support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.

"I am convinced that an effective fight against terrorism and transnational crime requires concerted efforts, especially those of neighboring states," Avakov stated.

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Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n389812