Russian interior minister to visit Azerbaijan
Russian Interior Minister Rashid Nurgaliyev will visit Azerbaijan on Wednesday at the invitation of his Azerbaijani counterpart Ramil Usubov.
Views on strengthening cooperation between the two countries’ law-enforcement agencies will be exchanged during the visit, the Russian ministry said.
The two will also discuss the situation with crime in the two countries and prospects for cooperation between the interior troops, as well as approve a cooperation plan for 2007-2008. A joint declaration will be signed as well.
The interior ministries of Azerbaijan and Russia are cooperating on the basis of a bilateral agreement on mutual legal assistance signed in 2002, as well as within the CIS Bureau on Fighting Organized Crime.*