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Wednesday, 28.01.2015, 00:57
In consistency with the Constitution and the decree of Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite, Lithuanian parliament has ratified the intergovernmental agreement between Lithuania and Georgia on cooperation in the fight against crime, signed on 26 September 2013 in Vilnius, reports LETA/ELTA.
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President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite who received chiefs of police on the occasion of the Police Day (Guardian Angels' Day) did not confine solely to congratulations but emphasised the geopolitical situation, the necessity to continue rotation and talked about improving officers' qualifications, informs LETA/ELTA.
During a Saeima Defense, Internal Affairs and Corruption Prevention Committee meeting yesterday, the chief of the State Police's Organized Crime Department Andrejs Sinavins said that there are approximately 70 organized crime groups operating in Latvia, reports LETA.
According to the crime barometer compiled by the Ministry of Justice, the crime rate in Estonia was in a slight decline from January to July 2014 , writes LETA/National Broadcasting.
About a hundred explosive objects were found in a garage on Firsa Sadovnikova Street in Riga yesterday, the majority of which were artillery shells, informs LETA reffering to National Armed Forces.
In the final reading today, Latvian Saeima passed amendment to the Criminal Process Law, which will foresee fast-tracking criminal processes involving state officials, reports LETA.
With regard to the President's decree and following the Constitution, Lithuania's Parliament has ratified the Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism, reports LETA/ELTA.