Indonesia, Australia discuss transnational crime prevention efforts

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Chief of the Indonesian Police (Polri) General Tito Karnavian has discussed transnational crime prevention efforts with Australia Federal Police (AFP) Commissioner Andrew Colvin.

The meeting between the two police chiefs took place on the sidelines of Victoria Police and Leadership in Countering Terrorism Forum held in Australia on Tuesday.

The meeting was aimed at confirming the two countries commitment to forge agreement between Polri and AFP.

"I and Commissioner Andrew Colvin have committed ourselves to always forge cooperation between the two countries police through personnel capacity building and information exchange as a common step to minimize the threat of transnational crimes in the region," Tito said in a written statement.

Tito and Colvin also discussed a plan to hold a Senior Officers Meeting (SOM) 2019 in Indonesia.

"Among the several issues that will become the topic of discussion at the SOM 2019 will be cyber crime and human trafficking," he said.

At the meeting, Tito was accompanied by the chief of Polris profession and security division, the chief of capacity building division of international mission bureau at Polris international relations division and the deputy chief of the National Polices anti-terror squad, Densus 88.

Meanwhile, the six-member AFP delegation to the forum was led by Colvin.

Source: ANTARA News

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