During a working visit to Budapest Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation Yuri Chayka signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Ministry of Justice of Hungary

13 november 2019, 16:46

Today, on 13 November 2019, the Russian delegation headed by Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation Yuri Chayka arrived in Hungary on a working visit.

During a meeting with Peter Polt, Prosecutor General of Hungary, Yuri Chayka noted the dynamic development of friendly interstate relations, including in the framework of implementation of the Cooperation Agreement between Prosecutor General's Offices of Russia and Hungary. Yuri Chayka recalled that Hungarian colleagues are expected to arrive in Moscow in December to hold a joint round table on counter-terrorism.

The Prosecutor General of Russia also emphasized that the crimes committed with the use of modem information and communication technologies are rapidly developing types of intellectual crime. In this regard, he commended the recent statement by Peter Polt at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in which his colleague addressed the issue of cybercrime and cryptocurrency.

In conclusion, Yuri Chayka expressed a strong commitment to further cooperative partnership.

In the framework of the next meeting with Minister of Justice of Hungary Judit Varga, a Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between the agencies. This is the first joint document signed between the Prosecutor General of Russia and the Ministry of Justice of Hungary in recent history.

The Prosecutor General of Russia drew attention to the need to combine the efforts of the two states in protecting the rights of citizens, the interests of society and the state, and countering transnational crime in view of new challenges and threats to the world community. This is expected to be aided by the memorandum signed today.

The outcome of today's visit program will be a meeting of the Russian delegation with Chairman of the National Assembly of Hungary Laszlo Kover.

Aspects of Russian-Hungarian cooperation in the legal sphere are planned to be discussed.

A number of other official meetings are planned in tomorrow’s schedule of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation. It will be in Serbia where Yuri Chayka will finish the working week to have talks with its president.

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