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Belarus prosecution service sets out to improve fight against corruption

MINSK, 2 August (BelTA) – The Prosecutor General’s Office is going to host a session today to discuss drawbacks and blunders committed by prosecution bodies in the fight against corruption and economic crimes, BelTA learned from Deputy Prosecutor General Alexander Lashin.

According to the official, the previous day the Belarus president criticized the performance of law enforcement bodies in the fight against corruption and economic crimes. This is why the Prosecutor General’s Office has decided to gather oblast prosecutors, heads of prosecution departments to analyze the situation, work out the necessary measures to address violations of the law. In particular, coordination of prosecution bodies, particularly in the regions, will be discussed as well as their influence on the performance of executive bodies and other government agencies. The effectiveness of anticorruption commissions will be discussed and the responsibility of executives for prevention efforts.

The prosecution service will also have to establish more effective cooperation with the Investigation Committee of Belarus. As a result, no innocents must face responsibility and no guilty parties must dodge responsibility, said Alexander Lashin.

The official said that although corruption crime rate has been declining for the last three years, law enforcement agencies are concerned about the dormancy of corruption crimes. This is why detection and prevention of such crimes will remain important tasks that directly influence the economic security of the state.

Prosecution bodies will definitely work out and implement all the necessary decisions to secure the rule of law in the country, stressed the Deputy Prosecutor General of Belarus.