The treaties with the Republic of Serbia on legal assistance in criminal matters, on extradition and on transfer of sentenced persons were signed today in the framework of the official visit of the President Republic of Kazakhstan H.E. Mr. Nursultan Nazarbayev to Belgrade.
Prosecutor General Mr. Zhakip Assanov signed documents from Kazakh side, from the Serbian side – Minister of Justice Ms. Nella Kuburovich.
Today Prosecutor General of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. Zhakip Assanov has met with Public Prosecutor of Serbia Ms. Zagorka Dolovac.
In the course of the meeting they discussed the prospects of international legal relations between Kazakhstan and Serbia within the forthcoming signing of the three interstate treaties on criminal matters, on extradition and on transfer of sentenced persons.
Today First Deputy Prosecutor General of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. Iogan Merkel has met with the US Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Ms. Sarah Sewall.
Mr. I.Merkel has informed about the main directions of activities of prosecution authorities, about measures being taken to ensure legality and rule of law, underlining that protection of human rights during criminal investigation is the focus of prosecutors much attention.
Today the Prosecutor General of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. Zhakip Assanov has held a meeting with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the USA to the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. George Krol.
During the conversation Ambassador was informed about the main activities of the prosecution authorities to ensure the rule of law, the fight against crime, also about the establishment at the present stage.
Today by the staff of the Prosecutor General’s Office and the State Revenue Committee with assistance of the Embassy of the Republic Kazakhstan in Thailand, the national of Kazakhstan was extradited for criminal prosecution.
Kazakhstan successfully presented its report at the UN Committee on Human Rights
On June 22-23, 2016 in the framework of the 117th Session of the UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva the Republic of Kazakhstan presented its second periodic report on the implementation of its international obligations in accordance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR).
First Deputy Prosecutor General Mr. Iogan Merkel took part at 2nd Global Forum for Associations of Prosecutors and 15th IAP European Regional Conference, which were held in the capital of Portugal from May 31 to June 3.
Heads of supervisory authorities, representatives of international and regional prosecution organizations from European, Latin American countries, the USA participated at the events.
Zerenda – Three-day workshop for representatives of law enforcement and judicial authorities on the basis of strategic planning and project management began today. The event was organized by the General Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan with the support of the European Union project "Improvement of Criminal Justice in Kazakhstan" in "Zeren" recreation centre.
Today Prosecutor General of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. Zhakip Assanov with Attorney General of Malaysia Mr. Mohamed Apandi bin Ali.
Greeting his Malaysian counterpart on Kazakhstan land, Mr. Zh. Assanov noted friendly and constructive nature of bilateral relations in legal sphere.
During negotiations Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan informed about main directions of the activities of prosecution authorities of Kazakhstan, as well as about expanding and strengthening of contractual-legal base.
In the framework of the Agreement between the United Arab Emirates and the Republic of Kazakhstan on extradition (16.03.2009), the competent authorities of the UAE granted the request of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan on extradition of 28-year-old Nikolay Kapustyanskiy, who is wanted by the DIA of Almaty city for committing fraud on large scale.
In 2013 year the concerned person is accused of committing fraud by seizing the funds of commercial organization amounting to 5 million tenge and disappeared.