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Cablegate: Fbi Deputy Director Highlights Cooperation with Chilean Law

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SUBJECT: FBI DEPUTY DIRECTOR HIGHLIGHTS COOPERATION WITH CHILEAN LAW
ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES


1. SUMMARY: FBI Deputy Director John S. Pistole met with the
chiefs of Chile's police, National Customs Service and the Public
Prosecutors' Office during his May 19-21 visit to Chile. The Deputy
Director delivered Memorandums of Cooperation with each institution
signed by FBI Director Muller, formalizing an already strong
relationship with Chilean counterparts. Pistole also presented the
keynote address at a conference in Santiago of FBI National Academy
graduates from Latin American and the Caribbean. The visit of the
FBI Deputy Director received positive media coverage, which noted
the close ties between U.S. and Chilean law enforcement agencies.
End Summary.

2. During a May 19-21 visit to Chile, FBI Deputy Director John S.
Pistole highlighted the cooperation and close ties his agency enjoys
with Chilean law enforcement organizations. The FBI Deputy Director
called on the head of the national uniformed-police, Carabineros
General Director Jose Alejandro Bernales; Investigative Police
(PICH) Director Arturo Herrera; National Customs Service Director
Sergio Mujica; and Acting Director of the Public Prosecutors' Office
Jorge Abbott. Accompanying the FBI Deputy Director were FBI
Criminal Investigative Division Assistant Director Kenneth W. Kaiser
and Office of International Affairs Assistant Director Thomas V.
Fuentes.

3. The FBI Deputy Director delivered Memorandums of Cooperation
signed by FBI Director Robert Muller to each of the four agencies he
visited: Carabineros, PICH, Customs, and the Public Prosecutors'
Office. During his meeting with Carabineros General Director
Bernales, Deputy Director Pistole exchanged an additional agreement
that features support for the South American Fingerprint Exchange
(SAFE) Initiative.

4. Deputy Director Pistole also delivered the keynote address at a
well-attended conference in Santiago of some 140 law enforcement
officials, government representatives and private sector executives
from more than 20 countries. Of the approximate 100 conference
delegates, 70 were FBI National Academy graduates sent by their
respective agencies to participate in the conference.

5. The FBI Deputy Director's visit received positive media coverage
in several dailies, which noted the close ties between U.S. and
Chilean law enforcement agencies. In an exclusive interview with El
Mercurio, Pistole emphasized the need for all countries to cooperate
and remain vigilant in the struggle against terrorism and organized
crime.
WEITZENKORN

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