PODGORICA – 22 June: EURoL II supported the Police Directorate of the Ministry of Interior in its organisation of the 12th Annual Meeting with liaison officers and police attaches.
The meeting with liaison officers and police attaches, engaged in the Embassies to Montenegro on a resident and non-resident basis, was opened by Minister of Interior, Mevludin Nuhodzic, and Acting Director of the Police Directorate, Vesko Damjanovic. After the presentation of Minister Nuhodžić and Acting Director Damjanović, during the working part of the meeting, the results of the field of police competence in the previous year were presented by the Assistant Director of the Police Directorate for the Criminal Police Sector, Enis Baković, Assistant Director of the Police Directorate for the General Police Department, Nikola Janjušević, Head of the Department for border checks in the Border Police Sector Petar Sestovic and the head of the Department for International Police Cooperation INTERPOL – EUROPOL – SIRENE, Dejan Djurovic.
The EURoL II Team Leader, Mr. Molinaro presented the EURoL II project together with the activities in this field. He thanked the Police Directorate for the excellent cooperation with the project team. Namely, one of EURoL II’s main beneficiaries is precisely the Ministry of Interior, and the support in the organisation of this important meeting is just one of the examples of the EU funds being spent in the field of police cooperation in accordance with the Chapter 24 requirements, as presented by Mr. Molinaro.
During the meeting, it was overall assessed that the cooperation between the Police Directorate of the Ministry of Interior with police attaches and liaison officers is of high quality, professional and efficient, with concrete results in the successful implementation of police operations, especially in the field of combating smuggling and narcotics abuse, detection and suppression of cross-border and organised international crime and the search for persons sought at the international level. Liaison officers and police attaches expressed satisfaction with their cooperation with the Police Directorate and expressed their willingness to continue to provide full support to the Montenegrin police, through operational cooperation, direct communication and exchange of relevant information. 34 police attaches, liaison officers and representatives of international organisations participated in the meeting, including the EU Delegation to Montenegro Justice and Home Affairs programme manager, Ms Palotta.
The EURoL II presentation can be downloaded from this link: PRESENTATION