Azerbaijan Border Service officials to visit U.S.
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 22 / Trend , A.Huseynbala/ High-ranking representatives of the Azerbaijan State Border
Service will visit Washington and the city of Laredo, Texas, on Jan. 24-31 in order strengthen the border security in Azerbaijan and to prevent the spread of smuggled mass
"The visit is funded within the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (USCBP) International Guests Program," the U.S. Embassy in Azerbaijan told Trend on Jan. 22.
During the week, the Azerbaijan State Border Service officials will meet with U.S. Customs and Border Protection senior managers at the USCBP headquarters in Washington. Then they will visit the Laredo port. "During the visit to Laredo, the Azerbaijan State Border Service representatives will become familiar with the border security system and processes, business, automation, control, a model of dynamic control, and other security and monitoring operations of the U.S.," the report says.
Since 2001, the Azerbaijan State Border Service with the support of the U.S. Embassy through the U.S. State Department's Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) program has been investigating and trying to prevent the illegal proliferation of materials related to mass destruction weapons.
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