Head of the RA Special Investigation Service, third class state counsellor of justice Vahram Shahinyan received EU Advisor to the RA law enforcement bodies Steven David Brown of the European Union Advisory Group in Armenia.
Deputy Head of the Special Investigation Service Armen Nadiryan also participated in the meeting.
Steven Brown presented the experience of similar bodies conducting preliminary investigation of criminal cases in Europe as well as expressed a desire for bilateral cooperation in the field of exchange of experience and training of investigators.
During the conversation with the European Union Advisor, Vahram Shahinyan emphasized the necessity of strong cooperation with similar bodies in European countries, exchange of experience and training of investigators.
V.Shahinyan was particularly interested in the organisation and functioning principles of similar bodies in European countries, their jurisdiction, staff training procedures and other related issues.
On his part, Steven Brown stated that he would do his best to contribute to the enhancement of the cooperation with the European countries, underlining the importance of providing the Armenian colleagues with information concerning the jurisdiction, formation order and functioning principles of similar bodies in those countries as well as other issues of interest.