02.07.2018 | A meeting of the CIS Interstate Council on Combating Corruption took place in Yerevan, issues related to enhancing the effectiveness of international cooperation in this sphere have been discussed

On July 2 а meeting of the Interstate Council for Combating Corruption took place in Yerevan .Prior to the meeting, the heads of the delegations of the member countries of the Council have been received by the Ra Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan.The Head of Government stressed the importance of combining the forces of the CIS countries in the fight against corruption, which is a global challenge, and the application of effective mechanisms for cooperation within the framework of the Interstate Council for Combating Corruption. During the meeting, issues have been  discussed, concerning the methods for increasing the effectiveness of cooperation between member countries in the fight against corruption, as well as the results of implementing decisions aimed at combating corruption that have been adopted at the last meeting of the Council, the work carried out around the draft agreement on cooperation of the CIS member states in the field of combating corruption.

The RA Prosecutor General Artur Davtyan also spoke at the meeting, he emphasized that the international legal cooperation and the combination of forces are becoming more important in this struggle. He mentioned that the RA Prosecutor's Office is ready to contribute to joint work to combat this evil. The meeting participants approved a plan of joint actions for the coming year, adopted an agreement on cooperation between the Interstate Council for Combating Corruption and the Coordinating Council of Prosecutors General of the CIS.

A similar document has been signed between the Interstate Council for Combating Corruption and the Coordinating Council of the Financial Investigation Bodies of the CIS Member States. The new Chairman of the Interstate Council has been elected for a period of one year in a manner prescribed by the Charter. The RA Prosecutor General Artur Davtyan has been elected as a Chairman of the Board.