On Sunday, April 16, the General Prosecutor of the Russian Federation Yuri Chaika met with his Israeli counterpart Shai Nitzan, they signed a Memorandum on cooperation, the press service of the Embassy of the Russian Federation.
The Russian side also was represented by the Deputy Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation Sahak Karapetyan and the heads of several relevant departments of the Ministry, said in an official statement.
About the signed document States the following: «the Memorandum defines the main directions of cooperation of the parties, in particular, protection of rights and freedoms, the fight against crime, including terrorism and extremism, illegal trafficking of weapons, narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, illegal migration and human trafficking, cybercrime, corruption and other crimes pose an increased danger to society».
«The parties have agreed to work closely in the field of extradition and legal assistance in criminal matters, including in matters of seizure, arrest, confiscation and return of assets obtained by criminal means. In addition, there will be cooperation in the field of vocational training and advanced training of employees of bodies of Prosecutor’s office of both States», – informs the Russian Embassy in Israel.
During the meeting, the Russian and Israeli delegations also discussed the issues of execution by both parties specific requests for extradition and mutual legal assistance in criminal matters.