Fu Zhenghua, Chinese Minister of Justice, met with Alexander Konovalov, Russian Minister of Justice, on the sideline of the SCO Countries Forum on Legal Service in Shanghai on Sept 25.
Fu Zhenghua, Chinese Minister of Justice, meets with Alexander Konovalov, Russian Minister of Justice in Shanghai on Sept 25. [Photo/moj.gov.cn]
Fu said that as an important part of the bilateral relationship, judicial communication and cooperation safeguards investment and travel between the two countries.
Fu said he hoped the justice ministries of the two countries will strengthen their high-level communication and deepen their professional cooperation to finds new bright spots in their judicial cooperation.
He proposed that the two countries should draw on the SCO's twin-engine advantage and the greatest common divisor of the rule of law to establish a legal service committee for the SCO's member states, which will provide legal services and protection for the economic and trade cooperation between these nations.
Konovalov consented to Fu's proposal, saying that he expects the two sides to carry out pragmatic cooperation on judicial assistance, judicial expertise, arbitration, notarization and legal talent cultivation, and to promote the founding of the said legal service committee.