Morocco, Burkina Faso to cooperate in judicial sector

Rabat Morocco (PANA) - Morocco and Burkina Faso have agreed to promote and develop cooperation on judicial matters, including training, legal assistance, exchange of experiences and technical issues.

This is part of three agreements signed by the two countries during a two-day visit to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, on Monday and Tuesday by Moroccan justice minister Mohamed Aujjar.

The agreements were signed by Aujjar and Burkina Faso's minister of Justice, Human Rights and Civic Promotion, Bessole Rene Bagoro, the Morocco News Agency has reported.

They were on judicial cooperation in civil, commercial and administrative matters, as well as mutual legal assistance in criminal matters and extradition, under which the two countries will hand over persons who have committed reprehensible acts in either country.

The Moroccan minister also held talks with Burkina Faso's Prime minister Paul Kaba Thieba on promoting bilateral relations, especially in the judicial field.

The two countries also signed a cooperation agreement between the Institut supérieur de la magistrature du Maroc (Moroccan higher institute of the judiciary) and its Burkina Faso  counterpart, to expand the exchange of students between the two countries.
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05 september 2018 09:26:53

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