Prosecutor General gains Britain’s police support on former officials’ prosecution

Source : 112 Ukraine

British side expressed its readiness to support Prosecutor General’s Office’s reforms
15:42, 25 November 2016

Facebook Larysa Sargan

The Prosecutor General Yuri Lutsenko held bilateral meetings with the competent authorities of the United Kingdom yesterday, November 24. In particular, he met with representatives of the National Crime Agency (with representatives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Great Britain) and the Serious Fraud Office.

This was reported by Larissa Sargan, Lutsenko’s Press Secretary, on Facebook page.

Facebook Larysa Sargan

The purpose of these meeting is the exchange of experience in investigating serious financial, economic and corruption crimes, discussion of the prospects of establishing joint investigative teams on most actual criminal proceedings. The British side expressed its readiness to support Prosecutor General’s Office in its reforms of prosecution bodies on crime fighting and in prosecution of the former officials in particular, Sargan said.

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"Organized crime today does not pay attention to state borders, so such cooperation of our departments in combating transnational crime is vital," Yuriy Lutsenko’s Press Secretary quoted.

Earlier it was reported that Lutsenko to hold talks in Hague on Maidan events investigation. The Prosecutor General of Ukraine will convince the ICC that events on Maidan led to the war in Ukraine.

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