Officials of the interior ministers of Serbia and Montenegro signed the Agreement on Police Cooperation in Becici (Montenegro) on Thursday
On the behalf of the countries' governments, the document was signed by the interior ministers of Montenegro Ivan Brajovic and Serbia Ivica Dacic, who voiced belief that the agreement would enable an even more efficient fight against crime and corruption.
Dacic underlined that the cooperation between two ministries and the police of Serbia and Montenegro is good as it is, the Serbian Interior Ministry said in a statement.
“The signing of the agreement provides a legal framework for a wide range of activities which will make our cooperation even more successful,” Dacic said.
A successful fight against crime implies regional cooperation, “and many joint operations are the result of good cooperation,” Dacic underlined.
Brajovic said that the signing of the document is “but a continuation of a good cooperation between the police of the two countries,” the statement reads.
He also pointed out that the agreement will make it easier to answer a number of challenges in everyday communication.
Dacic and Serbian Justice Minister Snezana Malovic are taking part in the two-day ministerial conference of South East Europe countries in Becici, which is aimed at boosting cooperation in the fight against organized crime.
At the conference “Strengthening Cooperation in Fight against Organized Crime in South East Europe”, the ministers will adopt a declaration on strengthening regional cooperation and coordination in the fight against organized crime in the countries participating in the South East European Co-operation Process.