TODAY IS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2017, 5:17:06 PM
VISUALLY VERSION
LEADERS OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF INDEPENDENT STATES DEPARTMENTS INVOLVED IN THE COOPERATION IN THE SPHERE OF CRIME PREVENTION MET IN MOSCOW IN THE FEDERAL CUSTOMS SERVICE

On March 21, the meeting of the Permanent Council of Operating Departments’ Heads of the Commonwealth of Independent States authorities, which are involved in the crime prevention, took place in the Russian FCS premises under the aegis of the Coordination Council of Attorneys General of the CIS member-states.

The managers and representatives of the Executive Committee, the Interparliamentary Assembly, the Economic Court, the Council of Defence Ministers, the Council of Migration Authorities’ Heads, the Council of Heads of Security Authorities and special services, the Council of Border Troops Commanders, the Coordination Council of tax (finance) investigations, the Committee of Heads of Law Enforcement Departments of the Council of CIS Customs Services’ leaders, as well as the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation attended the aforementioned event.

The participants of the meeting discussed the issues of the law enforcement cooperation improvement in the CIS territory. Special attention was paid to the range of problems, connected with the CIS cooperation improvement in the domain of customs law infringement prevention, basing on the xperience of the Customs Union. Mr. A. Vasilyev, Deputy Head of the Federal Customs Service of Russia - the chairman of the Committee of Heads of Law Enforcement Departments of the Council of CIS Customs Services’ leaders, Mr. Y. Brytkov, Deputy Head of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Belarus, and Mr. A. Erzhanov, Deputy Chairman of the Customs Control Committee of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan, delivered their reports on the issues mentioned above.

In accordance with the decision of the Permanent Council, the Committee of Heads of Law Enforcement Departments of the Council of CIS Customs Services’ leaders is requested to prepare the data on the law enforcement activities, directed at the crime suppression by transportation of the goods with Olympic symbols, which have got counterfeit features, as well as to organize the analytical data exchange in 2013, concerning new ways of concealment and routes of trafficking of drugs, items of cultural and historical significance, and “CITES” objects. The necessary material also relates to the dynamics of the law enforcement activity development, and threat and risk assessment that influence the development of the situation in the border regions of the CIS member-states.

The action plan of the CIS Customs Services law enforcement departments, concerning the fulfillment of the tasks, which are defined in the resolutions of the Permanent Council, will be considered at the next Committee session. The session will be held on May 22-24 in Vitebsk (Belarus).