Saturday, April 12, 2008


SARAJEVO, Bosnia (April 12,2008) – The Bosnian and Montenegrin justice ministers Barisa Colak and Miras Radovic singed in the Bosnian capital Sarajevo yesterday Protocol on Cooperation between the two countries’ ministries.

The document improves cooperation between Bosnia and Montenegro in judiciary sector, especially in modernization of judiciary system, training of the ministries’ employees and cooperation in fight against organized crime, money laundering, corruption and other forms of crime.

Colak and Radovic stated that cooperation also relates to development of new and improvement of the existing laws in the sector, as well as to harmonization of the laws in accordance with the European standards and the best European practice.

”Both the countries are determined for the EU and Euro-Atlantic integrations. The main condition for the two countries’ association to the EU are good neighbouring relations and regional cooperation”, Colak said.

Radovic stated that cooperation between the judiciary organs in Bosnia and Montenegro is good and that there are no open issues and that there is space for intensification of cooperation.

He announced that Agreement on International Legal Assistance will be innovated between the two countries so that communication between Bosnia and Montenegro judiciary organs heads the right way.

The Protocol on cooperation signed is the first agreement between Bosnia and Montenegro; signing of two new agreements has been announced.

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