Signing of an Action Plan to Enhance Cooperation between the MIA Police of the Republic of Armenia and the Police Department under the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania
On June 12, a delegation headed by Vahe Ghazaryan, the Minister of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Armenia, held a meeting with Renatas Požėla, Police Commissioner General of the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania, in Vilnius. The primary objective of the meeting was to enhance and expand the collaboration between the Ministry of Internal Affairs Police of the Republic of Armenia and the Police of Lithuania across various areas of mutual interest.
Vahe Ghazaryan provided an overview of the ongoing police reforms within the RA Ministry of Internal Affairs, along with the achieved outcomes, to his Lithuanian counterparts. The meeting encompassed an extensive discussion on various aspects of collaboration between the Police of the RA Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Police Department under the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania, particularly in the realm of operational-service activities. Attention was given to the escalating trends of cybercrime, encompassing its diverse manifestations and emerging techniques for combating such offenses. Additionally, both parties expressed deep concern regarding the significant surge in illegal drug trafficking.
Vahe Ghazaryan highlighted the substantial efforts undertaken by the police of the RA Ministry of Internal Affairs in combating illegal drug trafficking. Moreover, he emphasized that the year 2023 has been designated as a dedicated period for intensified initiatives against this illicit activity.
As an outcome of the meeting, the participating parties concluded by signing an action plan for 2023-2024 titled "Enhancing Bilateral Cooperation between the Police of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and the Police Department under the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania." The action plan encompasses a series of targeted measures aimed at fostering collaboration between the police of both nations and bolstering their respective capacities.