Bilateral meetings of the MIA’s leadership in the context of the Bucharest Security Forum

Minister of Internal Affairs, Ana Revenco, had several bilateral meetings with senior officials during her working visit to Bucharest. Cooperation on various aspects of strengthening national and regional security was discussed.
The first results after the recent launch of the first coordinated checkpoint at the Moldovan-Romanian border were discussed during the meeting with Romanian Minister of Internal Affairs, Lucian Bode, as well as the prospects for increasing the number of joint border crossing points (BCPs), improving results, and replicating the joint coordinated control model at all existing BCPs.
The counterparts also agreed to continue exchanging best practices on the implementation of the Romanian model for alerting the population in crisis situations. The Romanian side reconfirmed its openness to provide support in the operationalization of the DNA Laboratory, including through the certification of Moldovan forensic experts in the field of collection, examination, preservation of genetic samples within the Biocriminalistics Service of the General Inspectorate of the Romanian Police.
Ana Revenco had three productive meetings during the first part of the day with Bogdan Lazaroae, Complex Program Manager, Defense & Security, Ernst & Young/Romania, with Michael Scharfschwerdt, Director, Policy Planning, Federal Foreign Office/Germany, and Symeon Tsomokos, Founder and President of the Delphi Economic Forum/Greece. The officials exchanged views on the adjustment of new national and regional security strategies in the light of the geopolitical context in the region.
Minister of Internal Affairs Ana Revenco attended the seventh edition of the Black Sea and Balkans Security Forum held in Bucharest on May 18th-19th.