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Balkan States Pledge To Unite Against Organized Crime

22:50, April 16, 2013

In an effort to combat organized crime in the region, representatives from several Western Balkan states have pledged to work together on policing and prosecution, according to the Serbian news outlet Tanjug. 

At a conference in Belgrade, Ministers of Justice and the Interior from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Albania, Montenegro and Macedonia planned  regional cooperation against organized crime groups. 

Serbian Prime Minister Ivica Dačić, who has himself been accused of involvement in organized crime, stressed the need to establish a regional arrest warrant, similar to Europol’s. He also proposed that the region form joint investigation teams to facilitate the exchange of information and evidence. 

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