On 26 March 2019 the Vice President of the Government and Minister of Interior of Republic of North Macedonia, H.E Mr. Oliver Spasovski, and other members of his cabinet, paid a visit to SELEC being welcomed by the SELEC Management. The delegation was accompanied by H.E Mr. Gabriel Atanasov, Ambassador of the Republic of North Macedonia to Romania.
During the meeting, Mrs. Snejana Maleeva, the Director General of SELEC, informed about the latest joint investigations developed in the framework of SELEC, with a focus on the operations involving Republic of North Macedonia, and took this opportunity to express the appreciation for the active involvement of the law enforcement authorities of Republic of North Macedonia in accomplishing SELEC mission.
Minister Spasovski mentioned that SELEC offers an excellent platform for organizing operational meetings in a swift manner, where police officers from various countries conducting a joint investigation have the opportunity to directly cooperate, and that this cooperation is essential for conducting joint investigations regarding dismantling international organized crime groups. At the same time, SELEC ensures an excellent communication channel for the posted Liaison Officers and National Focal Points with the law enforcement authorities of SELEC Member States and partners.
Joint expectations were expressed about further enhancing the coordination and partnership in the fight against trans-border organized crime, in ensuring the stability and security in the region.