Meeting between Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation Yury Chayka and Minister of Justice of the Republic of Slovenia
14 february 2019, 17:19
Today, on February 14, 2019, Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation Yury Chayka had a meeting with Minister of Justice of the Republic of Slovenia Andreja Katič in Ljubljana.
Mr. Chayka headed the delegation of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation, which also included Deputy Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation Leonid Korzhinek, heads of structural divisions of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation and other representatives of the supervisory authority.
The head of the delegation thanked the Slovenian Party for the warm welcome.
He noted that the Russian Federation and the Republic of Slovenia have the long-lasting friendly relations, built on the mutual interest to strengthen international peace and security. Cooperation with foreign colleagues in the criminal law sphere is one of the key activities of the prosecutor’s service of Russia.
Mr. Chayka expressed confidence that the successful fight against modern challenges and threats is possible only by combining efforts of the competent authorities of different states, by developing unified approaches and determining common aims in this direction.
The Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation said that Russia and Slovenia have constructive relations on the issues of extradition of persons for brining them to criminal justice and on the issues of rendering legal assistance in criminal matters.
According to Mr. Chayka, the conclusion of the Agreement on Cooperation between the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Slovenia would promote the effectiveness of such cooperation. The Russian Party has already signed similar documents with the competent authorities of seventy states, including the Office of the State Prosecutor General of the Republic of Slovenia.
In this connection, the head of the Russian delegation gave to the Minster of Justice a draft Agreement and proposed to examine the issue of its signing in Moscow during the return visit to the Russian Federation.
The draft Agreement provides for the most topical directions and forms of joint work, including in the criminal justice sphere.
In conclusion Mr. Chayka stressed out that the Russian Party aims at comprehensive development and strengthening of the Russian-Slovenian relations in the legal sphere.