Türkiye’s specifically skilled canine named Nobel secured first place in a three-day worldwide competitors that includes 10 sniffer canine from totally different international locations within the capital Ankara Thursday.
The occasion was organized to develop nationwide and worldwide cooperation in combating smuggling.
The Worldwide Narcotic Detector Canines Championship was organized by the Ministry of Commerce and the Normal Directorate of Customs Enforcement to develop nationwide and worldwide cooperation within the battle in opposition to smuggling and to share information and expertise on the Ministry of Commerce Canine Coaching Middle.
Collaborating international locations included Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Hungary, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Uzbekistan and the host nation, Türkiye. The canine collaborating within the competitors exhibited their expertise in 4 totally different phases together with “field search,” “room search,” “automobile search” and “obedience” degree. With 387.3 factors, Türkiye embraced the successful trophy adopted by Hungary with 370.2 factors and Moldova with 327.5 factors.
Rıza Tuna Turagay, deputy minister of commerce, stated: “With the assistance of those sniffer canine, final yr, 14.2 tons of medicine had been seized. Our canine coaching heart trains native and international canine breeds in varied fields reminiscent of narcotics, explosives-weapons-ammunition, tea and tobacco, people, money and safety, specializing in advancing know-how in canine coaching. For the time being we have now 224 canine in 55 customs administrations.”
Emphasizing the significance of this competitors, Turagay stated: “We are going to proceed to carry these championships as a practice and can encourage extra participation to make sure cooperation between the successful international locations and the establishments within the battle in opposition to smuggling.”
Viktor Matis, the ambassador of Hungary to Ankara, expressed gratitude to the Turkish individuals, saying: “Our brothers have hosted us very properly. We really feel honored to be right here. He added that there are Turkish forces mobilized on the borders with Serbia, Hungary and Romania. Maybe sending sniffer canine as properly can be useful.