Igor Dodon discussed justice reform with the Council of Europe Secretary General

The President of Moldova, Igor Dodon, met in Strasbourg with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Marija Pejčinović Burić. The head of the Moldovan state congratulated her on election as Secretary General of the Council of Europe and assured of support in fulfilling her mission.

Igor Dodon praised the dialogue between the Republic of Moldova and the Council of Europe. At the same time, he welcomed the necessary constructive criticism regarding the efforts made by the Moldovan authorities.

Justice reform is the number one priority for the current government. We need help in defining the draft Justice Reform Strategy, as well as for developing the concept of evaluating judges and prosecutors according to existing standards and preparing constitutional amendments. With common efforts we have a unique chance to move in the right direction,” the President of Moldova wrote on his page on the social network.

Since this year marks the 25th anniversary of the accession of the Republic of Moldova to the Council of Europe, Igor Dodon sent Mrs. Marija Pejčinović Burić an invitation to visit Chisinau on May 18-20, 2020.

Published: 13:24 29/01/2020

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