Brazil and Switzerland Discuss International Cooperation

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Wednesday, January 1, 2003
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
19
Issue: 
1
23
Abstract: 
On October 14, 2002, a Brazilian delegation headed by the National Secretary of Justice traveled to Switzerland in order to meet representative of the Federal Department of Justice and other federal agencies. The main subjects of the meeting were the mutual legal assistance regarding several pending requests and the preparation of a bilateral cooperation convention for assistance in criminal matters. The signature of a convention may facilitate the cooperation between both countries in fighting crime.