Several European countries' police officials meet in Croatia

A two-day meeting of police officials from the Salzburg Forum member-countries and hopefuls, which was held in the Istrian town of Valbadon within Croatia's current chairmanship of this Forum, focused on the fight against human trafficking. 

According to a press release issued after the end of the meeting on Wednesday by the Croatian police, Croatia took over the six-month chairmanship over the forum on 1 January.

The Salzburg Forum (SF) provides a platform for the discussion of political, strategic and operational issues with a view to coordinating and steadily enhancing cooperation amongst Central European national authorities in the area of internal security.

The Salzburg Forum (SF), was founded by the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Austria in 2000 and the current member-states are Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Romania. The Forum is a venue for coordinating internal security matters among those countries: police cooperation, border checks, illegal migration, asylum issues, etc.

The Valbadon meeting called for stepped-up cooperation in addressing the influx of migrants in Europe.

Apart from the above-mentioned countries, also Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia, as "friends of the forum", had their delegations at the Valbadon meeting.

Last update: Wed, 23/03/2016 - 16:41


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