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Programme Office in Astana conducted a border security training on the use of contraband detectors

Category
Mission Activity
Date(s)
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Subject
Border security and management
Subject
Border security and management
Date(s)
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Region
Central Asia
Keywords
smuggling, vehicle, vehicle searches

Summary

In 8-10 December in Kordai, Zhambyl region, the Office in Astana in co-operation with the Border Service of the Committee for National Security of Kazakhstan organized a three-day training seminar on the use of density metres and microscopic cameras for inspecting vehicles entering Kazakhstan.

Some 20 border service officers learned how to use contraband detection systems that can identify and search hidden compartments in vehicles. An expert from the United States shared his knowledge and experience on using the devices to identify possible means to smuggle illegal goods across borders.

Information

Added on
08 Jul 2016
Origin
OSCE Programme Office in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
Region
Kazakhstan
Keywords
smuggling, vehicle, vehicle searches
Rights
OSCE