09/03/2016 14:43 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Government supports justice cooperation with Azerbaijan

Hanoi, March 8 (VNA) – Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has affirmed the Vietnamese Government always supports cooperative activities between its Justice Ministry and the Azerbaijani partner. He made the affirmation at a reception for visiting Azerbaijani Justice Minister Fikrat Mammadov and his delegation in Hanoi on March 8.

The Deputy PM spoke highly of the importance and significance of the relations between the two countries’ legislative, executive and judicial agencies as well as the signing of a cooperation agreement between the two Justice Ministries.

He recalled Azerbaijan’s assistance to Vietnam in various fields during the Soviet era, including the training of personnel, noting that many of whom have contributed greatly to national development.

Minister Fikrat Mammadov told his host that the purpose of his visit is to set up a cooperative relationship in the legal and judicial fields as part of efforts to strengthen the growing cooperation between the two countries.

He expressed his hope that both sides will continue measures to further their traditional friendship.

Earlier the same day, Justice Ministers Ha Hung Cuong and Fikrat Mammadov signed an agreement to officially establish cooperation in legal and judicial affairs between Vietnam and Azerbaijan.

Accordingly, the two sides will join hands in judicial activities, personnel training and legal studies, among others.

The Azerbaijani Minister is on a working visit to Vietnam from March 6-10. Earlier, he met with Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Uong Chu Luu and Chief Judge of the Supreme People’s Court Truong Hoa Binh.
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