By Mubarak Al-Hajri
VIENNA, Oct 20 (KUNA) -- Kuwait participating delegation in activities of the UN 9th session of Combating Organized Crime conference highlighted efforts exerted by authorities in Kuwait in combating crime, especially organized crime, Kuwait Frist Attorney General Bader Al-Massad said Saturday.
In a statement to KUNA, Al-Massad stressed Kuwait's keenness to attend regional and international forums that deal with fundamental and important issues such as this conference, including to gain experience from exchanging experiences with officials and participating delegations.
Participation in this event was meant to emphasize Kuwait's commitment to international conventions in the spirit of shared responsibility and its absolute commitment to support international and regional cooperation in the fight against transnational organized crime and its protocols.
Kuwaiti delegation from the Ministries of Justice, Interior and Foreign Affairs is keen to provide the appropriate and constructive visions and exchange of successful experiences with participating delegations through theese sessions and discussions held on the sidelines of the conference.
Al-Massad added that the Kuwaiti delegation sought to strengthen cooperation with countries, including UN affiliated organizations with which they have agreements, and memorandums of understanding, stressing the importance of concerted international efforts and shared responsibility in confronting crimes in all its forms and manifestations.
The conference will also examines strategies to combat organized crime, such as trafficking in firearms, human trafficking, and smuggling of illegal migrants, as well as discussing how to strengthen international cooperation in relation to emerging crimes and criminal matters. (end) mah.mb