Italian police chief meets with Russian narcotics chief

(AGI) Rome, Jan 29 - Italy's police chief and director general of Public Safety, prefect Alessandro Pansa, met with the Director of the Federal Drug Control Service (FDCS) of Russia, Victor Ivanov, on Friday evening to discuss the current situation of the drug trade and its routes in the two countries. Their meeting was also a chance to "reinforce the already consolidated cooperation between the Italian Central Directorate for Anti-Drug Services and Russian FDCS by implementing exchange of information activities", the Italian service said in a statement. (AGI).