Almaty. October 20.
Information Center - U.S. Mission Congratulates Kazakhstan Ministry of Internal
Affairs and Prosecutor General’s Office On Completing the Foreign Terrorist
Fighter Course, the US Embassy in Kazakhstan reports.
Regional Security Officer Andrew Kinlaw and Foreign Service National
Investigator Alexander Kabentayev congratulated members of Kazakhstan’s
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Prosecutor General’s Office on completing the
Foreign Terrorist Fighter – Operator and Investigator course. The
two-week course was held at the PGO’s Academy of Law Enforcement Agencies in
Nur-Sultan where participants learned analytic and tradecraft skills to
identify, investigate, and track foreign terrorist fighters. Assistant
Regional Security Officer Kinlaw remarked that the United States values its
excellent relationship with the Government of Kazakhstan and looks forward to
continued cooperation and shared success.
This course was sponsored by the U.S. Embassy’s Regional
Security Office and delivered by instructors from the Antiterrorism Assistance
Program. The Office of Antiterrorism Assistance was established in 1983 and is
part of the Bureau of Diplomatic Security in the U.S. Department of State. It
is an essential U.S. Government mechanism that provides training, equipment,
and technology to partner governments actively engaged in fighting terrorism.