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Press Release by the Press Service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs

06.12.2016
 On December 6, the delegation headed by the Minister of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, General of Police made a one-day official visit to our country at the invitation of the Minister of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan Colonel General Ramil Usubov.   
First, Vladimir Kolokoltsev and the accompanying persons visited the Alley of Honor to pay tribute to the national Leader of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev and laid a wreath at his grave. The delegation also paid tribute and laid flowers at the grave of famous ophthalmologist Academician Zarifa Aliyeva.
Later, the Minister of Internal Affairs Ramil Usubov met the delegation headed by the Minister of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation Vladimir Kolokoltsev. 

Cordially welcoming the visitors, the Minister expressed his assurance that the visit will encourage further extension of cooperation and stated that a large amount of organizational work, agreed during the pre-visit preparations, has been done, including the agreement of the draft Protocol on mutual assistance between the Ministries of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Russian Federation for 2017-2019 years. The minister noted that both partied are interested in signing the mentioned document.       
 The minister of internal affairs noted that the friendly neighborhood and strategic partnerships relationships between our countries are further developed in line with the political wills of the presidents - Mr. Ilham Aliyev and Mr. Vladimir Putin. It was mentioned with pleasure that during the recent years there have been positive results of the mutually beneficial collaboration in various fields, including in crime solution, in arrest and extradition of wanted persons, in taking mutually agreed measures in the borderline regions.

Mr. Ramil Usubov mentioned complex operative and preventive measures “Border-Shield” carried out these days in the borderline territories and stated that we maintain close relationships with the officers of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Dagestan of the Russian Federation and there is a permanent exchange of information between the parties and meetings are held at various level.     
Later, the visitors were informed in details about the struggle against crimes in our country. Thanking for the support provided in personnel training, the Minister expressed his assurance that this visit will have a significant impact in expansion of bilateral relationships and will give an additional impulse to deepening the cooperation in all fields of operational activity.      
   
 Thanking for cordial reception and the detailed information, Vladimir Kolokoltsev stated that the Russian side is also interested in expansion of the cooperation between the internal affairs bodies of the two countries and his visit serves to this purpose. He also stated that the Declaration signed in the I Baku Summit of the presidents of Azerbaijan, Russia and Iran will provide new opportunities for mutually beneficial cooperation.
At the end of the meeting, the ministers signed the Protocol on mutual assistance between the Ministries of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Russian Federation for 2017-2019 years.