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Common Operation SAVA

Serbia - The Operation took place between 19-28 March 2018 in Serbia. The Operation focused on performing road checks (compensatory measures) in the direction towards the Macedonian border on vehicles and passengers in order to detect illegal migrants, smugglers and other cross-border criminal activities, such as use of fake and forged documents, human trafficking, weapons smuggling, smuggling of drugs and customs goods, etc.

The Operation, which additionally serves as an intensive field training activity provided the relevant services with opportunity to exchange knowledge and experience on different procedures, equipment and to highlight and address any possible legal and operational gaps.

The activity was conducted within the framework of a project jointly financed by the EU and the Federal Republic of Germany.