05 May 2017

News Story: Regional meeting tightens border management cooperation

Bangkok (VNA/NNT) – Representatives from ASEAN and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) have met to discuss stronger cooperation in managing border areas and preventing border issues. 

Advisor to Thai Justice Minister SomchaiSeanglai and Aldo Lale-Demoz, Deputy Executive Director of the UNODC, co-chaired the high-level meeting aimed at forging closer cooperation in border management and tighten connectivity, security and safety within the ASEAN region. 

Participants together considered directions for tackling transnational crimes, border problems and drug trafficking, all of which have been receiving priority from Thailand and ASEAN. 

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