5 July 2015, Sunday, 1:31

Israel’s deputy Minister of Interior is coming to Belarus

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On 9-13 July a delegation from Israel will visit Belarus, head by the deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Faina Kirshenbaum.

According to the department of information and public relations of Belarus’ MIA, the purpose of the visit is to strengthen the cooperation of the two countries in the law enforcement area and experience exchange in preventing crime.

On the first day the foreign experts will meet the head of the Belarus’ police Ihar Shunievich and his deputy Mikalaj Melnichenka.

The parties intend to discuss the immigration policy, the issues of fighting illegal migration and human trafficking, as well as certain issues of the use of biometric data, the principles of their functioning and ways to store information. The parties will not leave without attention the cooperation mechanism of the two institutions under the conditions of the upcoming abandonment of the visa regime between Israel and Belarus.

Knesset’s member Faina Kirshenbaum, who earlier chaired the League of Parliamentary Friendship ‘Israel-Belarus’, intends to also meet Belarusian ‘parliamentarians’ during her time in Minsk.

It is scheduled that in the framework of the trip the Israeli delegation will visit the State Border Committee and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus.

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