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Mission to Skopje organised training course for special police forces on hostage rescue operations

Category
Mission Activity
Date(s)
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Subject
Organised crime , Counter-terrorism    

Description

This training course, aiming to increase the capacities of the Ministry of Internal Affairs’s Unit for Special Tasks in combating terrorism, as well as in organized and serious crime, was jointly organized by the OSCE Mission to Skopje and the French Embassy in Skopje.

Subject
Organised crime , Counter-terrorism    
Date(s)
-
Region
South-Eastern Europe
Keywords
crime prevention, counter-terrorism operations, terrorism, hostage

Summary

The training course for special police forces on hostage rescue operations took place in Skopje from 10 to 14 June 2013. Two experts from the French Police conducted the training, which was attended by 22 officers of the Special Tasks Unit, on how to deal with rescue situations in different types of locations and what to do to intercept vehicles used by armed criminals.

This advanced training is the fourth jointly organized in 2013 by the OSCE Mission to Skopje and the French Embassy in Skopje for the Interior Ministry’s Special Units Department. The overall goal of the course is to strengthen the capacity of the Ministry in the fight against terrorism and organized crime.

Information

Added on
05 Aug 2016
Origin
OSCE Mission to Skopje, North Macedonia
Region
North Macedonia
Keywords
crime prevention, counter-terrorism operations, terrorism, hostage
Rights
OSCE