Slovakia’s justice minister, Štefan Harabin, and his Armenian counterpart, Gevorg Danielian, signed an agreement on partner co-operation between Slovakia and Armenia in Yerevan on May 26, the justice ministry press department told the TASR newswire. The agreement is intended to facilitate the mutual exchange of information on domestic legislation, on the structure and activities of legal bodies, and in the field of education and training of employees of the judiciary. Both ministers also agreed on organising common lectures, seminars, and training aimed at improving the professional qualifications of both countries' experts in the field of justice.
The agreement also deals with the exchange of practical experience from implementing international multilateral and other agreements on legal assistance. The aim of Slovak consultation with Danielian is to foster more effective protection of the rights of Slovak and Armenian citizens, as well as problem-free contact between Slovak and Armenian courts. TASR
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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27. May 2008 at 9:00