MOSCOW, October 29. Russian Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika discussed with the head of the General inspection Organization of the Islamic Republic of Iran Nasser seragem the issues of cooperation in the sphere of combating corruption, including the possibility of establishing regional structures to combat corruption in the Caspian countries. This was reported in the Russian Prosecutor General’s office.
Held on Thursday in Moscow meeting with the Iranian delegation Yury Chaika familiarized the guests with the tasks, structure and system of organization of work of Prosecutor’s office of the Russian Federation.
Yuri Chaika noted that the Russian Prosecutor General’s office annually participates in the International Association of anti-corruption bodies. He noted that the Prosecutor’s office is the primary Federal body of state power, counteracting corruption at all stages – from identification of corruptogenic factors in draft regulatory acts to address issues on redress for the relevant offences of damage.
In turn, Nasser Seraj thanked Yuri Chaika for the reception and informed about the organization national law enforcement agencies of Iran. He also noted that fighting corruption is one of priority directions of its activities and highlighted that this meeting is held on the eve of the 8th conference of the International Association of chiefs of anti-corruption authorities, which opens on 30 October in St. Petersburg, where he will also take part.
In his speech Nasser Seraj touched on the fight against drugs, which is important both for Iran and for Russia.
The Prosecutor General of Russia stressed that “the Supervisory authorities of the two countries much in common,” and suggested that “in the near future to sign a Memorandum of understanding on cooperation between the Prosecutor’s offices of Russia and Iran”. He expressed confidence that the meeting will contribute to the sustained development of cooperation between the two countries in the field of protection of human rights and combating transnational organized crime.