BEIJING, Feb. 15 (Xinhua) -- Chinese State Councilor and Minister of Public Security Zhao Kezhi on Tuesday urged more efforts to further crack down on cross-border gambling and its hotbeds.
Calling for high pressure on such issues to be maintained, Zhao said at a meeting that subordinate networks of big foreign gambling groups inside China must be eliminated.
Zhao stressed the importance of international cooperation on law enforcement and joint actions in this regard.
He added that public awareness concerning the fight against gambling should be boosted, and underlined the long-term progress of the crackdown. ■