MOSCOW, July 31 (RIA Novosti) – Moscow and Buenos Aires have held bilateral discussions on new transnational сrime threats and challenges, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Wednesday.
“On July 30, Russia and Argentina had bilateral consultations on new threats and challenges in Buenos Aires. The Russian delegation was headed by the Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for International Cooperation in the Fight against Transnational Organized Crime and Terror A. V. Zmeevsky, the Argentine one [was headed] by Foreign Policy Undersecretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs C. Perez Colman,” the ministry said in a statement.
The sides discussed a number of issued related to cooperation in fighting crime within the framework of a strategic bilateral partnership, "significantly boosted by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Buenos Aires on July 12," the statement said.
The sides agreed to continue taking practical steps in promoting cooperation in this field, the ministry added.