: Ukraine, Eurojust sign Agreement on Cooperation

15:06 Jun. 28, 2016

Ukraine, Eurojust sign Agreement on Cooperation

Ukraine, Eurojust sign Agreement on Cooperation. Photo courtesy - www.president.gov.ua

Ukraine and the E.U. tend to develop relations in justice and internal affairs

In the framework of the working visit of President Petro Poroshenko to the EU institutions, the Agreement on Cooperation between Ukraine and the European Organization for Justice (Eurojust) was signed, according to the Ukrainian President's press service.

The document was signed by Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko and President of Eurojust Michèle Coninsx, reads the report.

The conclusion of the Agreement is a criterion of the Plan of Actions on the liberalization of the visa regime by the EU.

Read also Ukraine-E.U. mini-summit to take place in Brussels on June 27

It meets the intentions of Ukraine and the E.U. to develop relations in the sphere of justice and internal affairs, the president's press service says.

The entry into force of the Agreement will create a legal framework for the use of Eurojust capabilities by Ukraine and provides real efficiency for competent authorities of Ukraine and the EU in the investigation and prosecution of serious crimes of transnational character, such as terrorism, drug trafficking, human trafficking, corruption, cyber crime, money laundering, fraud and other crimes involving cross-border criminal organizations.

Reporting by UNIAN

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