Delegation of Supreme Court discusses judicial issues in Russia

A delegation of the Supreme Court of Cyprus has held an in-depth discussion on a series of judicial issues of common interest with the President of the Supreme Court of Russia, Vyacheslav Lebedev during an official visit of the delegation to the country, the previous week.

The delegation comprised the President of the Supreme Court Myron Nicolatos and Court members Leonidas Parparinos, Michalakis Christodoulou and Antonis Liatsos.

The meeting took place in an excellent climate and was particularly productive, a press release issued here today by the Press and Information Office said.

The two sides exchanged information about the judicial and legal system and ways to further deepen the co-operation of the two judicial authorities. The commitment of the two countries to the principles advocated by the Council of Europe, namely democracy, human rights and the rule of law, and the need to safeguard the independence of the judiciary was confirmed.

Source: Cyprus News Agency