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Twenty Slovakian police officers, who were working at the Gru┼íkovje and Sredi┼í─Źe ob Dravi reception centres as well as the Podlehnik, Gori┼ínica and Ormo┼ż police stations, completed their mission in Slovenia.


Members of the Slovakian police contingent with (centre) Branko Viher, Head of the Uniformed Police Division of the Maribor Police Directorate, and  Mirko Skuhala, Foreign Police Officers Work Coordinator and Assistant Commander at Gru┼íkovje Border Police Station

When the Slovenian police were faced with a massive influx of migrants to Western Europe through our country, Slovakian police officers came to our assistance in the spirit of European cooperation and protection of the Schengen area. Their help was welcome as it provided some relief to Slovenian police officers as well as an opportunity for an exchange of operational experience. 

The cooperation with Slovakian officers was very good and we hope that when they think of their time in Slovenia they will not just recall sad stories of refugees and migrants but also positive impressions about the beauty of our country and kind and hospitable people.

Police Activities in Connection with Current Migration Flows