Tue. Apr 16th, 2024

The Vietnam Supreme People’s Court and the Court of Cassation of
France have established a twining relationship in order to create a
legal foundation and favourable conditions for cooperation between the
two countries’ legal and judicial sectors.

An
agreement to this effect was signed by Chief Judge of the Vietnam
Supreme People’s Court Truong Hoa Binh and his French counterpart
Vincent Lamanda in Paris on March 29 as part of Binh’s visit to
France from March 25-29.

Under the agreement, the
two sides will discuss measures to enhance cooperation between the two
courts and regularly exchange delegations of judges and court officials
at various levels.

A secretariat headed by the two
chief judges will be set up to supervise the implementation of
cooperation programmes, which will be built annually under the consensus
reached by the two chief judges.

The signing of the
agreement marks an important starting point in the close and friendly
cooperation between the two courts in particular and the two countries’
judicial sectors in general, said Vincent Lamanda.

On
this occasion, Binh invited Vincent Lamanda to visit Vietnam,
suggesting the best time for the visit is at 2013 when the French
Cultural Year in Vietnam is organised under the framework of the 40
th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two nations.

Talking with a VNA correspondent in Paris , Binh said the signing
of the agreement is seen as the greatest success of his visit which aims
to learn more about French legal system’s organisational model and
other issues.

Vietnamese Ambassador to France Duong Chi Dung
highlighted the agreement’s contributions to the comprehensive relations
between the two countries, which he said are expected to be elevated to
a level of strategic partnership in future.-VNA

By vivian