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Joint Statement by the Ministry of Home Affairs of the Republic of Singapore and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine

Published: 29 October 2018

  1. The Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, His Excellency Arsen Avakov visited Singapore from 28 to 30 October 2018 and met with Minister for Home Affairs and for Law, Mr K Shanmugam, on Monday, 29 October 2018.


  2. During the meeting, Minister Avakov and Minister Shanmugam reaffirmed the good working relationship between both Ministries, and exchanged views on the security concerns faced by both countries.


  3. Both Ministers agreed to explore further cooperation, collaboration and the exchange of best practices in homeland security, to combat terrorism and transnational organised crime (in particular cybercrime, human trafficking, money laundering and drug trafficking).


  4. Minister Avakov also paid a courtesy call on Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security, Mr Teo Chee Hean, where they exchanged views on domestic and regional developments.


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