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The Minister of Justice, Chairman of Judicial-Legal Council Fikrat Mammadov met the ambassador of the United States of America to Azerbaijan Robert Cekuta.

Having noted the relations of friendship and efficient cooperation between these two countries, the Minister stressed that these relations cover various areas and the head of state Ilham Aliyev s visit to the USA last month, is the manifestation of mutual interest in the development of cooperation. As well as, he noted the relations in legal area, including the services of Embassy of the USA to Azerbaijan.

Stressing that the visit of the President of Azerbaijan to the USA which is memorized with positive results and his high –level meetings, open a new page in the development of bilateral relations, R.Cekuta noted the importance of Azerbaijan which is located in the difficult geopolitical region.

Efficient exchange of views was conducted at the meeting on the effectiveness of justice and independence of judiciary which are topical over the world, issues on the struggle against corruption, as well as development of legal institutions etc. and was shown interest to the reforms implemented in this area in Azerbaijan.

During the conversation, given information on the reforms implementing under the leadership of the head of state and serving to the strengthening of the independence of judiciary in Azerbaijan, including modernization of judicial system and infrastructure, application of e-Court, most transparent selection of judges which is considered as an example in Europe and other obtained achievements.

The ambassador applauded the efforts of the Government of Azerbaijan in achieving this improvement in this area, expressed his intention on efficient reciprocal activity with the Ministry of Justice and stressed the importance of the exchange of experience in judicial-legal field.

The guest got acquainted with the Justice History Museum in the ministry.



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