A group of Turkish security officers, who are deployed in Kosovo under the United Nations Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK), were decorated with UN service medals on Sunday.
Speaking at the award ceremony, Mustafa Soysal, director of the Turkish security forces in Kosovo, said that Turkish police had participated in UN operations in 7 countries for the last 13 years.
He said 270 Turkish officers were fulfilling various duties under UN missions currently.
Soysal said Turkish police trained Kosovo's security forces on numerous issues such as special operations, anti-terrorism, intelligence, drug trafficking and organized crime.
He said that Turkish police, apart from providing security in the region, carried out social activities as well.
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