Mr. Yury Chaika, Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, has met with the Spanish Ambassador and discussed the issues of Russian-Spanish legal cooperation

09 october 2017, 12:24

Today, on October 9, 2017, the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation has hosted a meeting between Mr. Yury Chaika, Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, and Mr. Ignacio Ybáñez, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain in Russia.

The meeting was also attended by Mr. Leonid Korzhinek, Deputy Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, Mr. Denis Grunis, Head of the General Department of International Legal Cooperation, officers of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation.

The Spanish party was represented by Dr. Itziar Taboada, Consul General, and Mr. Juan Aguilar, Adviser for Internal Affairs in the Spanish Embassy in Moscow.

In his speech Mr. Yury Chaika has underlined that the present meeting is especially important for further development of Russian-Spanish legal cooperation. The dialogue with prosecution and judicial authorities of Spain is constructive and contributes to strengthening cooperation in the field of international security.

Mr. Yury Chaika stressed that memoranda of interagency cooperation, signed in 2011 and 2013, ensured efficient interaction between the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation and the Prosecutor General’s Office and the Ministry of Justice of the Kingdom of Spain. Consultations on cooperation in criminal justice are conducted on continuing basis within the framework of the above memoranda.

According to Mr. Yury Chaika, such practice of Russian-Spanish meetings on legal cooperation will allow to settle a few existing problems in mutual acceptable manner.

Mr. Yury Chaika, Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, has also invited Mr. José Manuel Maza Martin, Prosecutor General of the Kingdom of Spain, to visit Russia.

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