Administration for Security and Counterintelligence

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The Administration for Security and Counterintelligence (Macedonian: Управа за безбедност и контраразузнавање), commonly referred to by the acronym UBK, is the domestic counterintelligence and security agency of the Republic of Macedonia.[1] Its headquarters are located in Skopje, and the agency is under jurisdiction of the Macedonian Ministry of Internal Affairs.[2]

The agency was founded in the People's Republic of Macedonia under the name Department for People's Protection, as the official security agency in the Macedonian socialist republic.[3] Officially, the Administration for Security and Counterintelligence, was founded in 1995 under the name Direction for Security and Counterintelligence.[3]

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