Bilateral cooperation in the justice field, in terms of reform, seizure and confiscation of the proceeds from crimes, were among the main topics tackled on Wednesday by the Minister of Justice, Tudorel Toader, with the French Ambassador to Romania, Michele Ramis.
Thus, according to a press release of the Ministry of Justice remitted to AGERPRES, Tudorel Toader and secretary of state Marieta Safta had a meeting with Michele Ramis, the French Ambassador to Romania, at the headquarters of the Ministry.
“During the meeting there were approached aspects referring to bilateral cooperation in the justice field, in terms of justice reform, seizure and confiscation of assets derived from crimes, as well as aspects related to cooperation between the National Agency for the Management of Seized Assets (ANABI) and its French counterpart – l’Agence de recouvrement des avoirs saisis et confisqués (AGRASC),” reads the release.
The same source indicated that discussions also centered on the draft law concerning the amendment and addition of the Criminal Code and of the Civil Procedure Code, and also of the justice laws.
“In the wake of his recent meeting with the Vice-President of the European Commission, the Minister of Justice also wanted to highlight the latest progress recorded by Romania in some of the relevant fields of the Co-operation and Verification Mechanism,” the release also mentions.