Following intensive negotiations between Eurojust and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, both parties successfully concluded a judicial cooperation agreement. The ratification of this agreement on cooperation between Eurojust and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia was signed during a ceremony in Brussels on 28 November 2008. The purpose of that agreement on cooperation is to enhance the cooperation in the combating of serious forms of transnational crime including terrorism.
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||Signature of the agreement by José Luís Lopes da Mota, President of Eurojust, and Mihajlo Manevski, Minister for Justice of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
||José Luís Lopes da Mota (in ENGLISH) saying that they are very happy to sign the agreement that will be a strong step forward in the cooperation between Eurojust and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia; serious cross border and organised crime are a common concern and the only possibility to be effective against this phenomena is just to reinforce cooperation between States
||Mihajlo Manevski (in MACEDONIAN) saying that the signing of the agreement between the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Eurojust for judicial cooperation in investigating and in acting prosecutions for organised crime including terrorism represent an important step forward in the process of European integration of the country; the cooperation will be executed through the public prosecution office of the country and its judicial bodies
||Mihajlo Manevski (in MACEDONIAN) saying that he would like to ensure Eurojust in this occasion that the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia will give its full cooperation and contribution to the fight against organised crime and terrorism in order to successfully cope with this very important and very serious regional and international phenomenon
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