World Bulletin/News Desk
A delegation led by the Deputy Minister of Justice of the People's Republic of China Jiang Soo Jung paid a visit to Azerbaijan, the Ministry of Justice of Azerbaijan reported on Friday.
At a meeting with the Chinese delegation Minister of Justice of Azerbaijan Fikrat Mammadov highlighted the positive dynamics of the development of relations in the sphere of justice between the two countries and stressed the efficiency of the cooperation both at bilateral and multilateral level, the presence of broad prospects for further enhancement of the relations.
Chinese Justice Minister was informed about the reforms carried out in Azerbaijan under the leadership of President Ilham Aliyev in the judicial and justice spheres, including the penitentiary system.
The guests noted that the visit to Azerbaijan will give a great impetus to the development of relations in the legal field. During the meeting, the delegation's attention was drawn to the occupation of 20 percent of Azerbaijani territories, which resulted in one million Azerbaijanis became refugees and internally displaced persons, it was noted that the UN resolutions adopted on this issue have not been yet implemented.
The Deputy Minister noted that he supports the peaceful settlement of the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict within the framework of the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan.
Then the ceremony of the signing of the new agreement on cooperation between the Ministries of Justice of Azerbaijan and China took place.
It was noted at the event that this important document will serve to the further development of the relations in the fields of law and justice, exchange of delegations and information on legal issues and legislation, organization of joint educational events, as well as promotion of cooperation of educational and expertise institutions. The delegation got acquainted with the Museum of Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the Museum of History in the Ministry of Justice, as well as the exposition devoted to the Azerbaijani-Chinese relations.
Last Mod: 27 Nisan 2013, 13:21