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Belarus, Azerbaijan to share best practices in crime investigation

Chairman of Belarus' Investigative Committee Dmitry Gora held a working meeting with a delegation of the Prosecutor General's Office of Azerbaijan headed by First Deputy Prosecutor General Elchin Mammadov. The Azerbaijani delegation, along with delegations from Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, took part in the international conference “Investigative Activity: Science, Education, Practice” held in Minsk on 24 June, BelTA learned from the Department of Information and Public Relations of the Investigative Committee.

At the beginning of the meeting, Dmitry Gora emphasized the importance of personal contacts and expressed gratitude to the Azerbaijani prosecutors for receiving the invitation to visit Belarus. In turn, Elchin Mammadov thanked the Belarusian counterparts for the opportunity to take part in the conference and praised the high level of the event.

During the conference, the parties discussed the state and prospects of interaction within the framework of the Convention on Legal Assistance and Legal Relations in Civil, Family and Criminal Matters as of 7 October 2002 and the Cooperation Agreement between the Investigative Committee of Belarus and the Prosecutor General's Office of Azerbaijan dated 14 March 2019.

The parties also agreed to share best practices in investigating various types of crime, especially economic crime, cybercrime, and illegal drug trafficking.

At the end of the meeting, the first deputy prosecutor general of Azerbaijan invited his Belarusian counterparts to pay a return visit to Azerbaijan.

Source: BelTA