Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Oct.6
By Demir Azizov- Trend:
The attorneys general of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member countries will discuss the issues of cooperation of law enforcement agencies in Tashkent, the Prosecutor General of Uzbekistan said Oct.6.
The 12th meeting of Prosecutor Generals of SCO member countries will be held Oct.8.
The agenda of the meeting is intensification of the cooperation of law enforcement agencies in the areas of protection of entrepreneurs' rights, provision of rights and lawful interests of minors, protection of nature.
The meeting will also consider the results of the review of the legislation and practice of states - members of the SCO on identification, confiscation and return of the criminally obtained income (assets) to their country of origin.
Shanghai Cooperation Organization was founded in 2001 and is a permanent intergovernmental international organization. The SCO includes six member states: Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
Its observer states are Afghanistan, India, Iran, Mongolia and Pakistan, while Belarus Turkey and Sri Lanka are classed as dialogue partners.