Kazakhstan, Belarus to cooperate in fighting against transnational crime

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Astana, Kazakhstan, July 21
By Daniyar Mukhtarov - Trend:

Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan Askhat Daulbaev met with his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Konyukov during his visit to this country and held discussions on fighting the transnational organized crime, Kazakhstan's Prosecutor General's Office said.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed the issues related to the money laundering, extremism and terrorism, as well as drug-related crimes.

"The parties expressed satisfaction with the current level of the bilateral relations and discussed the prospects for the further cooperation. They pointed out that the strategic tasks on ensuring the international and regional security increases the importance of consolidating the efforts on overcoming the challenges and threats," the Prosecutor General's Office said.

"The two sides reached an agreement on exchanging operational information, experience in the international cooperation, as well as exchange of experts to study the positive experience of the two countries," Kazakh Prosecutor General's Office said.

Following the meeting, the two sides signed an agreement on cooperation between the prosecutor general's offices and a memorandum of understanding between the prosecutor's offices of Astana and Minsk.

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