24 May 2017, Astana. In the framework of the visit of the Prosecutor General of the Supreme Court of the Hellenic Republic Mrs. Xeni Dimitriou to Kazakhstan she met with the Deputy Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan Mr. Marat Akhmetzhanov.
M.Akhmetzhanov told about the Constitutional reform in Kazakhstan related to prosecution service. He informed about the status and main work scopes of the Kazakhstani supervision authority and its priorities. He emphasized our authority’s similarity to the Ministry of Justice of Greece. He informed the Prosecutor General of the Hellenic Republic about achievements and prospects in the area of international cooperation in mutual legal assistance, extradition, convicts’ transfer.
Mrs. Dimitriou in her turn shared with information about the structure of law enforcement and judicial system of Greece and expressed the interest of the Greek party in developing the bilateral relations in criminal legal area.
Interagency Memorandum of Understanding has been signed during the meeting.
Due to M.Akhmetzhanov, the signing of this document is the first step in establishing the bilateral legal treaty basis. Parties expressed their notion to soon sign the interstate treaties on extradition and mutual legal assistance in criminal matters. These draft treaties are being agreed.
At the end of the meeting it was announced that the Kazakhstani prosecution service is open for constructive dialogue in all issues of international legal cooperation.
RK PGO Press Service
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