Wednesday, 27 December 2017
10th Sitting of the Defence and Internal Affairs Committee
At the sitting held on 27 December, the Defence and Internal Affairs Committee considered and adopted the Bill on the Confirmation of the Agreement between the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Greece on Reciprocal Recognition of Driving Licences, submitted by the Government.
The Committee members went on to review the Ministry of the Interior Activity Information for the period July - September 2017, presented by Minister of the Interior Dr Nebojsa Stefanovic.
Minister Stefanovic presented the results of the police actions against organized crime, drug trade, trafficking in human beings and corruption. The Minister also outlined the results of the actions against domestic violence, juvenile crime and grey economy. Stefanovic said that in the reporting period the situation in the border regions was stable and the number of asylum-seekers had dropped by 70%. He also briefed the Committee members on the situation as regards road traffic safety, outlined the Ministry’s cooperation with Europol and Interpol, as well as its activity concerning European integration.
In the course of the debate, the Committee members were informed about the police personnel’s housing situation, the migrant crisis and reception centres in Serbia, road traffic safety, suppressing violence at sports events and among fan groups, and about private security.
Following the debate the Committee members accepted the Ministry of the Interior Activity Information for the period July - September 2017.
The sitting was chaired by Committee Chairperson Marija Obradovic, and was attended by the following Committee members and deputy members: Marko Djurisic, Stefana Miladinovic, Krsto Janjusevic, Bozidar Delic, MA Milovan Drecun, Aleksandar Markovic, Borisav Kovacevic, Prof. Dr Zoran Dragisic, Zoran Radojicic, Dubravka Filipovski and Jasmina Obradovic.