Louis Freeh, Director of the FBI, said Friday that law enforcement organizations in Japan and the U.S. need to cooperate more to combat the growing threat of cross-border organized crime.

During a news conference at the U.S. Embassy, Freeh said that Japan and U.S. police authorities should promote the exchange of more information and personnel to jointly combat such borderless crimes as drug-trafficking, terrorism, money-laundering and other financial crimes.

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