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MONGOLIAN DELEGATION ATTENDED THE THIRD WORKING GROUP MEETING BETWEEN MONGOLIAN CUSTOMS AND FEDERAL CUSTOMS SERVICE OF RUSSIA

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Mongolian-Russian customs organizations held their third working group meeting and reviewed the activities completed in 2018-2019. The meeting was held on 5-8 November 2019 in Vladivostok, Russian Federation and was co-chaired by the Deputy Directors General of the two organizations.

 

The parties discussed the following issues, and exchanged idea:

- The outcomes of the activities carried out in 2018-2019;

- Activities conducted under the framework of exchange of intelligence related to specific offences;

- Border cooperation;

- Activities conducted in the area of preventing economic crimes and combating narcotics;

- Workshop on Narcotics to be organized at the Customs Academy of the Russian Federation for the Mongolian customs officers.

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The cooperation between the organizations will be further strengthened leveraging on the following recent developments in the cooperation between the two countries:

- The “Partnership Agreement” signed between the presidents of the two countries in September of 2019;

- The joint coal terminal to be constructed at the Russian Activities conducted under the framework of exchange of intelligence related to specific offences;

- The 3rd activity plan expected to be signed between the two administrations regarding the intention to cooperate in the field of countering offences;

Moreover, parties agreed to carry out joint operations, consider organizing expert training activities again, and to organize the next working group meeting in Mongolia in 2020.

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