Rustam Badasyan receives Ambassador of France

17/02/2020 Font

Today, Minister of Justice Rustam Badasyan received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the French Republic to Armenia Jonathan Lacôte.

The Minister expressed gratitude to the Ambassador for the visit and the great support that France provides to Armenia within the framework of the European Union and attached importance to the achievements that are being made in the sphere of legal co-operation based on the agreements reached with Minister of Justice of France Nicole Belloubet in Strasbourg in October of last year.

The Ambassador of France expressed willingness for development of mutual
co-operation and asked the Minister about the priorities in the judicial-legal sector.

Rustam Badasyan touched upon the need for checking of integrity of judges, provided for by the Strategy for Judicial and Legal Reforms, the functions of the Commission for the Prevention of Corruption in regard to checking of integrity of judges, the procedures for appointment of new judges and several other issues.

At the end of the meeting, an agreement was reached for development of co-operation in several directions.

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