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DUSHANBE – Twenty-four Afghan and Tajik senior border officers have completed training in fraudulent document and contraband detection, behaviour and interview analysis, and trafficking in human beings, the OSCE said in a July 19 statement.
“Strengthening cross-border co-operation and information exchange, as well as enhancing the professional skills of Afghan and Tajik border officials, are the major goals of this course,” Alexander Eliseev, the college’s chief of education, said in the statement, describing the mission of the 10-day course at the OSCE Border Management Staff College.
“Here we significantly improved our knowledge on international standards and procedures for passport control and detection of imposters and contraband,” said Abdulmuhammad Niromand, the senior officer of the Afghan Border Police, according to the statement.