Bulgaria Chief Prosecutor Presents Reforms to EU Commissioner

Domestic | December 5, 2014, Friday // 09:03|  views

EU Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Commissioner Vera Jourova and Bulgarian Prosecutor General Sotir Tsatsarov. Photo: BGNES

The Prosecutor General of Bulgaria Sotir Tsatsarov presented the ideas for reform in the prosecution during a meeting with EU Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Commissioner Vera Jourova on Thursday in Brussels.

The proposed reforms are part of the common strategy on judicial reform, which had been presented by the Ministry of Justice, the website of the prosecutor's office reports.

Commisioner Jourova expressed particular interest to Tsatsarov's proposals for the decentralisation of the Bulgarian prosecution and greater responsibilities for local prosecutors.

Jourova supported the ideas presented by Tsatsarov and his deputy Penka Bogdanova.

During their meeting, Tsatsarov and Jourova discussed the implementation of the recommendations to Bulgaria contained in the last two reports under the Mechanism for Cooperation and Verification (CVM).

The Prosecutor's Office extended an invitation towards Commissioner Jurova for a visit to Bulgaria during next year.


Tags: Prosecutor General, Sotir Tsatsarov, prosecution, reform, EU, Vera Jourova, decentralisation, CVM

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