Georgia wants more attention to organized crime

Georgian Foreign Minister Maya Panjikidze has attended the conference on terrorism prevention in Baku and called for more international support in combating crime on Georgian territory.

She noted that the police, border guards and counter-terrorism groups were activating their efforts to enforce national security.

A special structure freezing accounts of criminals, preventing sales of weapons and a special counter-terrorism center were created to realize resolutions of the UNSC more efficiently. A national strategy for combating terrorism is under development.

The foreign minister added that Georgia was cooperating with agencies of the UN. She emphasized the problem of cyber terrorism.

Adapted from Vestnik Kavkaza