07.12.2022 | The Prosecutors General of Armenia and Russia discussed a range of issues of mutual interest

On 7-10 December, the Prosecutor General of the Republic of Armenia Anna Vardapetyan is on a three-day working visit to Moscow, the capital of the Russian Federation, at the invitation of Igor Krasnov, the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation.  

 

Today, on December 7, the Prosecutor General of Armenia met with her Russian colleague and discussed a range of issues aimed at deepening the cooperation between the prosecutor’s offices of two countries.  

 

Anna Vardapetyan thanked Igor Krasnov for the invitation and warm reception, also highly appreciated the existing level of cooperation between the law enforcement agencies of the two countries.

 

Addressing the international legal cooperation, Anna Vardapetyan emphasized that the Prosecutor General's Office of Russia continues to be a reliable partner of Armenia in the fight against crime.

 

Igor Krasnov, the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, once again congratulated Anna Vardapetyan for the appointment and emphasized that they are ready to deepen the cooperation between the law enforcement agencies of the two countries in the areas of combating corruption, money laundering, disinformation and cybercrime.

 

The General Prosecutors of Armenia and Russia discussed other issues of mutual interest, mainly referring to mutual legal assistance, cooperation in the fields of extradition, etc.

 

During the meeting, they have also discussed issues on documents regarding cooperation between the law enforcement institutions of the two countries and emphasized that they guarantee the development of relations between the prosecutor's offices. In that context, Anna Vardapetyan and Igor Krasnov signed the Cooperation Program for 2023-2024 between the Prosecutor's Offices of the RA and RF.

 

At the end of the meeting, Vardapetyan, the Prosecutor General of Armenia invited Igor Krasnov to Yerevan to attend the celebrations dedicated to the 105th anniversary of the Prosecutor's Office of Armenia in July 2023. In his turn, Igor Krasnov invited Anna Vardapetyan to participate in the Economic Forum in Saint Petersburg in 2023.