Montenegro Border Police and Customs Representatives Attend Border Security Meeting

The Export Control and Related Border Security Program (EXBS) facilitated the Sixth Quarterly Southern Border Initiative Meeting which was hosted by the Macedonia Border Police and Customs Agencies in Lake Ohrid on September 12.  The goal of this initiative is to meet regularly with a Cross-border Working Group consisting of the border security agencies from Montenegro, Albania, Kosovo, and Macedonia in order to combat illicit cross-border trafficking, transnational crime, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and advanced conventional weapons, and terrorism.  The meeting focused on narcotic/migrant smuggling trends, joint operations, targeted companies/individuals, information exchange.