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MOSCOW, April 26 (Itar-Tass) - Alexander Bastrykin, the head of the Russian Investigation Committee, and Chinese Public Security Minister Guo Shengkun on Friday signed an inter-departmental cooperation agreement.
“The agreement provides for the sides’ interaction on transnational crimes related to corruption and terrorism and offences in the sphere of economy and high technologies as well as other categories of crimes the pose an increased threat to society,” a source at the Russian Investigation Committee told Itar-Tass.
During a working meeting Alexander Bastrykin noted that Russian-Chinese relations were characterized by dynamic development, a solid legal basis, an extensive organizational structure and active ties at all levels.
"Cooperation in the field of security and anti-crime efforts occupies one of the key places in relations between Russia and China. Observation of human rights and freedoms, protection of state interests and struggle against crime at all levels will always be a priority task of Russian law enforcement. I am confident that our Chinese colleagues have the same tasks,” Bastrykin went on to say.
Alexander Bastrykin and Guo Shengkun exchanged views on implementation of the signed document and ways of further improvement of bilateral cooperation.