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Press-release (Astana, April 1, 2014)

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Today the Prosecutor General of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. Askhat Daulbayev has met with the US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Ms. Nisha Desai Biswal.

During the meeting with the US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs there have been discussed a wide range of issues of bilateral legal cooperation, as well as expansion and strengthening of the contractual base and legal aid in criminal legal sphere. The parties have also discussed the cooperation in the field of combating terrorism and extremism, organized transnational crime, drug trafficking, cyber-crime and legalization of income obtained by criminal means.

The parties have expressed their contentment with the achieved level of interaction. As noted by Mr. A.Daulbayev, the Prosecutor General’s Office of Kazakhstan actively cooperates with the American authorities on the principles of reciprocity in solving the issues of combating crime, rendering of international legal assistance in criminal matters and extradition.

The Prosecutor General has told about the main directions of activity of the authorities of the Prosecutor’s Office of Kazakhstan, undertaken measures on ensuring law and order, having stressed that the protection of human rights during the criminal prosecution is a subject of prosecutors’ special attention.

The counterparts have emphasized that the relevance of consolidation of efforts on counteraction against the challenges and threats of the modern world is objectively increasing in the context of contemporary geopolitical tasks on ensuring international and regional security, as well they have expressed their readiness on further development of mutually beneficial cooperation.

Press service of Prosecutor General's Office

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