Mr. Yury CHAIKA, Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, has met with the Prosecutor of the Supreme Court of the Hellenic Republic and the President of the Supreme Court of the Hellenic Republic

06 march 2019, 15:01

Today, on March 6, 2019, in Athens, Mr. Yury CHAIKA, Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, has met with Ms. Xeni DIMITRIOU-VASSILOPOULOU, Prosecutor of the Supreme Court of Greece, and Mr. Vassilios PEPPAS, President of the Supreme Court of Greece.

Mr. Yury CHAIKA has headed the delegation of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation, consisting of Mr. Leonid KORZHINEK, Deputy Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, heads of the divisions of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation and other representatives of the supervision body.

The head of the Russian delegation expressed his gratitude for cordial welcome.

He recalled the words of Mr. Vladimir PUTIN, President of the Russian Federation, who in December 2018, during his meeting in Moscow with Mr. Alexis TSIPRAS, Prime Minister of Greece, noted that our countries are tied with longstanding friendship and spiritual closeness.

Describing the relations between the prosecutor’s offices of Russia and Greece, Mr. Yury CHAIKA named them almost intimate. High and really trusting level of cooperation is an example of efficient partnership. At the same time, the contacts constantly develop, strengthen and their forms are improved.

According to the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, the round table on anticorruption, planned for April, will become another significant step to strengthening cooperation.

He also thanked Greek colleagues for invitation to the International Conference on the Establishment of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office, held last year in cooperation with the EU General Secretariat against Corruption. The Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation watches closely the process of formation and establishment of powers of this international body.

Mr. Yury CHAIKA suggested that Greek colleagues within the framework of their visit to Russia in April should take part in the conference held on April 17 at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University). During the event with participation of the officials of the Council of Europe Directorate General Human Rights and Rule of Law, the Group of States against Corruption and the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation problems of combating corruption will be discussed.

In conclusion the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation expressed the hope for further development and strengthening of Russian-Greed relations for the benefit of people of two states.

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