3 Oct 2017 13:21

Interior minister discusses cooperation with Germany against terror, extremism

MOSCOW. Oct 3 (Interfax) - Russian Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev has met with the President of Germany's Federal Criminal Police Office in Moscow, Holger Muench, the Russian Interior Ministry said in a statement on its website on Tuesday.

"The Russian minister proposed further developing bilateral cooperation in the fight against international terrorism and extremism and called German partners' experience useful in this sense, citing the activities of the Joint Counter-Terrorism Center in Berlin as an example," the statement said.

During the meeting, the parties discussed "ways to maintain public order during major international and large-scale athletic events as well as cooperation between the two countries' law-enforcement agencies in order to ensure security in the information area," it said.

Russian and German law-enforcement agencies have been actively cooperating in both bilateral level and multilateral formats, it said.