Local October 3, 2013 | 2:55 pm

Colombia, Dominican officials bolster cooperation to fight drug trafficking

Santo Domingo.- President Danilo Medina met with senior Colombia military and police officials in the National Palace Thursday, to bolster that nation’s cooperation with the Dominican Republic.

As part of the agreements and at Medina’s request, Colombia’s National Police will contribute to help their local counterpart modernize, revealed Colombia Defense minister Juan Carlos Pinzon during a press conference after the meeting, together with Dominican Defense minister Sigfrido Pared.

Pinzon said a committee of Colombia police officials will come to the country within one month to analyze and reach and breadth of the cooperation.

Among the several agreements between Dominican Republic and Colombia military and police figure interagency cooperation in air surveillance and maritime interdictions of drug traffickers.

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