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Bishkek (AKIpress) - Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan Askhat Daulbayev has met with US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Desai Biswal today in Astana, the press service of the Prosecutor’s Office reported Tuesday.
A wide range of issues of bilateral legal cooperation, as well as expansion and strengthening of the contractual base and legal aid in the legal sphere were discussed. The parties have also discussed the issues of cooperation in the field of combating terrorism and extremism, organized transnational crime, drug trafficking, cyber-crime and money laundering.
The sides expressed their contentment with the achieved level of interaction. As Mr Daulbayev noted, the General Prosecutor’s Office of Kazakhstan actively cooperates with the American authorities under mutually beneficial conditions in solving the issues of combating crime, rendering of international legal assistance in criminal matters and extradition.
The Prosecutor General told about the main directions of activity of the authorities of the Prosecutor’s Office of Kazakhstan, undertaken measures on ensuring law and order, having stressed that the protection of human rights during the criminal prosecution is a subject of prosecutors’ special attention.
The counterparts emphasized that the importance of consolidation of efforts on counteraction against the challenges and threats of the modern world is increasing in the context of contemporary geopolitical tasks on ensuring international and regional security and expressed their readiness for further development of mutually beneficial cooperation.