Minister of Justice and Public Administration Nikola Selakovic said today in a meeting with Italian Ambassador to Serbia Armando Varricchio that one of the main pririorities of the ministry and the government is the uncompromising fight against organised crime and corruption.
Armando Varricchio, left, and Nikola Selakovic
The Ministry of Justice and Public Administration states that Selakovic also announced that the first draft of the strategy for the fight against corruption will be completed by mid-November.
He presented the Ambassador of Italy the institution of the Judiciary Academy and its influence on the further development and improvement of the judicial system, especially when it comes to the education of legal experts.
Varricchio said that he supports the efforts of the whole country to fulfill all the conditions necessary for Serbia to accelerate its path towards the EU.
He expressed satisfaction that the Ministry has commenced the development of strategies aimed at improving the situation in the Serbian judiciary and correcting the errors made during the judicial reform as it is in the interest of citizens, and in line with EU recommendations.
A strategic partnership agreement between Italy and Serbia signed in 2009 represents a good basis for further development of cooperation between the two countries, said Varricchio.