NSS Director Akol Koor, Ethiopia’s Intelligence chief hold security meeting

Director of South Sudan’s Internal Security Bureau, Akol Koor Kuc and his Ethiopian counterpart, Temesgen Tiruneh, Ethiopia’s head of Intelligence | Photo: File

The Director-General of South Sudan’s Internal Security Bureau, Akol Koor Kuc and his Ethiopian counterpart, Temesgen Tiruneh, Director General of the Ethiopian National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) have held a joint security meeting on issues affecting the region.

The bilateral meeting between the two security chiefs revolved around efforts to improve capacity-building sectors and mitigate cross-border crimes in the two neighboring countries.

“During the discussion, the two sides agreed to strengthen their cooperation on regional security issues,” according to a statement NISS sent to FBC on Wednesday.

The two leaders affirmed their firm commitment to bolstering regional peace – by conducting regular trainings and reducing the proliferation of illegal firearms, human trafficking and cross-border terrorism.

On his part, the Director General of the Ethiopian National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS), Temesgen Tiruneh, reaffirmed his commitment to offering high-level training for security agents in South Sudan.

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