The Program of cooperation for 2017-2018 was signed between the Prosecutor General’s Offices of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Cuba

20 december 2016, 12:19

A meeting between Prosecutor Generals of Russia and Cuba was held, which was also attended by the members of the Russian delegation: Deputy Prosecutor General Saak Karapetyan, Head of the General Organisational and Analytical Department Andrey Nekrasov and Head of the Mass Media Department Alexander Kurennoy.

Yury Chaika expressed profound condolences to Mr. Dario Delgado Cura for the death of Fidel Castro and reiterated his enormous contribution in the creation and promotion of friendly Russian-Cuban relations.

The Russian Prosecutor General noted that good partnership was built between the Prosecutor’s Offices of Russia and Cuba. Thus, the high level of mutual understanding allows to maintain efficient cooperation of the law enforcement agencies, both bilaterally and multilaterally.

Yury Chaika stressed that common efforts of prosecutors are aimed at the implementation of the Agreement on Cooperation between the Prosecutor General’s Offices of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Cuba which was signed in Moscow in October 2011. Thus, the interagency cooperation programs for 2012-2013 and 2015-2016 have been fully executed.

He further mentioned that the international conferences on criminal law issues organized by the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic of Cuba are of great interest for the Russian prosecutors, and the representatives of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation are regular participants in these events.

Yury Chaika expressed confidence that the implementation of the signed Program of cooperation for 2017-2018 will add value to the existing cooperation potential.

During the implementation of the Program the Parties will share the best practices of using information technologies in the prosecutorial activities, exchange the expertise in detecting, seizure, confiscation and recovery of assets derived from crime.

The cooperation program also provides for further education of the Cuban prosecution staff at the faculty of professional training and qualification development of the Academy of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation.

In conclusion, Yury Chaika reaffirmed the commitment to continue meaningful Russia-Cuban dialogue, and invited the Prosecutor General of the Republic of Cuba to come to Moscow for festive events on the occasion of 295th anniversary of the Russian Prosecution Service.

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