JUSTICE MINISTER MEETS CE OFFICIALS IN STRASBOURG
During his meeting with Mr. Terry Davis, Minister F. Mammadov congratulated him on the election as Secretary General and wished every success in his new office. Stressing that Azerbaijan’s government is ready for close cooperation with him, the Minister provided to CE Secretary General detailed information on the course of the democratic reforms implemented and the work done to improve judicial system in the country.
Mr. Terry Davis said he is closely watching the democratic reforms in Azerbaijan, and expressed his readiness to render any assistance to our country in this sphere.
With PACE Secretary General Bruno Haller and members of the Ago group, Justice Minister Fikrat Mammadov exchanged views on honoring by Azerbaijan of its obligations and commitments to the Council of Europe.
The Minister and Director General for legal Affairs Guy De Vel discussed the work implemented in the framework of the cooperation programs on ensuring supremacy of law, improvement of efficiency of justice in Azerbaijan, including election of judges and the results of the Azerbaijan-CE working group’ Strasbourg sitting on evaluation of their activities and training.