US appreciates Azerbaijan's efforts in fighting human trafficking
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 17
By Elchin Mehdiyev – Trend:
Azerbaijan and the US closely and efficiently cooperate in the fight against human trafficking, Deputy Chief of Mission at the US Embassy in Baku William Gill said at an event dedicated to combating human trafficking.
Gill, noting the necessity to join efforts in the fight against human trafficking, said human trafficking is a big threat to all the countries.
Foreign Affairs Officer at the US Department of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons Haley Wright said Azerbaijan has increased its efforts to combat human trafficking.
Head of the Main Directorate for Combating Human Trafficking of Azerbaijani Interior Ministry, Police Major General Sharif Asadullayev said Azerbaijan adheres to international legal standards in the fight against human trafficking.
“Azerbaijan attaches great importance to cooperation with the US in this sphere,” he said.