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Yury Chayka, Prosecutor General of Russian Federation, met Ali Bin Fetais Al Marri, Attorney General of State of Qatar

Yury Chayka, Prosecutor General of Russian Federation, met Ali Bin Fetais Al Marri, Attorney General of State of Qatar

11 april 2018, 15:25

Yury Chayka, Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, met Ali Bin Fetais Al Marri, Attorney General of the State of Qatar.

The event was attended by Saak Karapetyan, Deputy Prosecutor General of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation, heads of units of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation and the representatives of the Qatari delegation.

Yury Chayka noted the particular significance of the meeting in light of the negotiations that took place on 26 March 2018 in Moscow between Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin, President of Russia, and Qatar Emir Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on the issues of enhancing bilateral interaction.

He stressed that one of the elements of the dynamic development of interstate cooperation was coordinated efforts in the fight against transnational crime, including the terrorist threat.

The Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation suggested improving interaction in this field as well as developing bilateral contacts in the sphere of recovering criminal assets, combatting corruption and cybercrime.

Yury Chayka also drew the attention of the colleagues to the possibility of strengthening of cooperation through the participation in the activity of the International Association of Anti-Corruption Authorities, as well as the International Association of Prosecutors.

In this regard he noted that the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation participates in the realization of the pilot project on creation of regional offices of the International Association of Prosecutors.

In conclusion the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation confirmed the aim to develop Russian-Qatari cooperation in the legal sphere based on mutual respect and trust.

In the course of the event the Program of Cooperation between the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation and the Office of the Attorney General of the State of Qatar for 2018 – 2019 was signed.