Meeting of the General Prosecutor with the representatives of the law enforcement agencies of Austria

04.08.2021 17:53

On 3 August 2021 in Vienna the General Prosecutor of the Republic of Tajikistan Mr. Yusuf Rahmon, within the framework of his working visit to the Republic of Austria, has met with the high-level  officials of the law enforcement agencies of Austria, including Mr. Christian Munquet, Head of the Directorate for Criminal Law Legislation of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Justice, Mr. Michael Leitner, the Deputy Prosecutor General of Austria and Mr. Ernest Kogler, Head of the Department for Protection of the Constitution and Countering against Terrorism of the Austrian Ministry of the Interior.

During the meeting, issues of strengthening further cooperation between Tajikistan and Austria, in particular issues related to the bilateral legal assistance in consideration of criminal cases, enhancement of interagency relations, including extradition of wanted criminals, as well as interaction in combating terrorism and extremism, prevention of organized transnational crimes have been discussed.

The parties have also exchanged views on the current situation in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and its possible impact to the security situation in Central Asian countries and beyond, and other issues of common interest.