ABC.az on October 7, 2011 released the following:
“Baku, Fineko/abc.az. The General Prosecutor’s Office of Azerbaijan is broadening co-operation with Interpol.
The GPOA reports that country’s prosecutor general Zakir Garalov has had a meeting with Interpol’s secretary general Ronald Noble.
During the meeting Garalov told the guest about the measures taken to modernize the judicial system, reforms in the legal and regulatory framework, and measures taken to ensure rights and freedoms of citizens.
He informed the Interpol secretary general of the importance of the decision in accordance with international legal norms and principles of the global problems posed by the cultivation, production and distribution of narcotic substances in the territories of Azerbaijan occupied by Armenia, danger of nuclear technology contraband for the countries of the region, creation of illegal paramilitary terrorist groups by separatists at the expense of dirty money received from sale of narcotics.
Mr. Noble, in turn, expressed satisfaction with cooperation with the GPOA, appraised the reforms in the judicial system, particularly in the fight against crime and better protection of human rights, etc.
The parties also discussed issues of fight against crime and detention of perpetrators with following bringing to justice and other matters of mutual interest of the sides.”
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