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Afghan cynologists will be trained in Russia

30.03.2021 95 просмотров

The Russian Federation will train dog handlers for the Afghan anti-drug police center.


The training of dog handlers for the anti-drug police center, founded in Afghanistan in the fall of 2020, will be conducted in Russia. This was announced by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, speaking at the ministerial conference "The Heart of Asia - the Istanbul Process" on Afghanistan.

Sergey Lavrov recalled that Russia For many years, it has been assisting partners from Afghanistan in the economic, military-technical and humanitarian spheres. “As part of a joint project between Russia, Japan and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, in September 2020, a ceremony was held in Kabul to launch the construction of a dog training center for the anti-drug police of the Afghan Interior Ministry,” said the minister, whose speech was posted on the website of the diplomatic department on Tuesday. “I would like to emphasize that the training of Afghan cynologists for the center will be carried out in our country.”

The training of national personnel remains a significant component of bilateral cooperation, he pointed out. “Last year, more than 500 students from Afghanistan were admitted in civilian specialties. We continue to train specialists for the armed forces, law enforcement agencies and the Afghan anti-drug police," the head of the Russian Foreign Ministry said.

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