Russian interior minister visits N. Korean police institute in Pyongyang
MOSCOW. April 3 (Interfax) - Russian Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev has visited the Kim Jong Il People's Security Institute during his visit to North Korea, Russian Interior Ministry spokesperson Irina Volk told the press on Wednesday.
"During his visit to North Korea, Russian Interior Minister Kolokoltsev visited the Kim Jong Il People's Security Institute in Pyongyang, a leading educational establishment training high-ranking law enforcement officers of North Korea," Volk said.
The minister was briefed on the teaching process and talked to students and professors, she said.
"Foreign colleagues said education was provided in a broad range of occupations. Institute alumni are assigned to various units, including criminal investigation and road police," Volk said.
In addition, heads of the North Korean Ministry of People's Security invited Russian colleagues to visit the police dog training center.
"Officers of the unit and their dogs made a demonstration at the training range. The police dogs displayed high skills of finding prohibited substances and detaining armed criminals," Volk said.