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High Saudi-Russian Coordination in Fighting Terrorism, Crime

High Saudi-Russian Coordination in Fighting Terrorism, Crime

Wednesday, 4 December, 2019 - 08:45
Attorney General Sheikh Saud bin Abdullah Al-Muajab meets with Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation Yury Chaika | SPA
Riyadh- Asharq Al-Awsat

Saudi Arabia’s Attorney General Sheikh Saud al-Muajab and Russian Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika underlined strong ties between the two countries’ judicial authorities, stressing that coordination was ongoing in the fight against terrorism, corruption, and transnational organized crime.


Sheikh Saud met on Tuesday with Chaika, who is currently visiting the Kingdom at the head of a high-level delegation. The Saudi Attorney General noted that the visit fell within the framework of cooperation and exchange of expertise and information and coordination between the Public Prosecution and its Russian counterpart.


During the meeting, the two officials reviewed a number of issues of mutual interest and ways of enhancing cooperation in the judicial field, and discussed the outcome of the joint memorandum of understanding signed earlier this year during the visit of the Attorney General to Moscow.


For his part Chaika said the relationship between the two sides was strong and constructive, adding that the visit was very successful and effective.


He also said that one of the most important objectives of the visit was to review the performance, activity, and experience of the Public Prosecution in the Kingdom in the fight against terrorism, corruption, and other fields, pointing out that the Saudi side has demonstrated important and strong efforts in these areas.


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