23 June 2021

Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev and the Prosecutor General of the Republic of Turkey Bekir Şahin held a working meeting

Share

Today, June 23, 2021 in Sofia, the Prosecutor General of the Republic of Bulgaria Ivan Geshev and the Prosecutor General to General Prosecution Office of the Supreme Court of Appeal of the Republic of Turkey Bekir Şahin held a working meeting.

Issues of mutual interest were discussed during the talks. The excellent operational interaction and cooperation on criminal matters between the Prosecutor's Offices of Bulgaria and Turkey, the counteraction against organized crime and the fight against illegal migration were also emphasized.

Prosecutor General of the Republic of Turkey Bekir Şahin is visiting Bulgaria to participate in the Second Working Forum of the Balkan States General Prosecutors on „The Role of the Prosecutor`s Office in Promoting the Rule of Law”.

The first Forum was held in 2019 in Izmir, Republic of Turkey. The purpose of its establishment was to enhance cooperation and interaction between the prosecutors' offices of the Balkan countries through regular meetings and exchange of good practices.