The donation of the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Embassy to the Republic Public Prosecutor's Office
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The Republic Public Prosecutor, Zagorka Dolovac, met today, on December 17th, 2020, with the Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of Serbia, His Excellency Ambassador Anthony Godfrey, regarding the donation of the U.S. Department of Justice and the Embassy of this country to the Republic Public Prosecutor's Office in the field of fighting corruption.

In order to strengthen the technical capacities of our prosecutor's offices for the fight against corruption, Ambassador Anthony Godfrey handed over to the Republic Public the keys to 8 new multi-purpose vehicles intended for the Anti-corruption Departments in Belgrade, Novi Sad, Kraljevo and Niš, which will be put into use immediately. 

The Republic Public Prosecutor Zagorka Dolovac thanked for this significant donation and underlined that today's event is a confirmation of good relations and excellent cooperation between the prosecution and the U.S. Embassy and public prosecutions in the Republic of Serbia, which has lasted in continuity for several decades.

The U.S. Ambassador, H.E. Anthony Godfrey, supported the work of the Public Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Serbia and emphasized the importance of the fight against corruption and economic crime for the rule of law and the economic development of our country.

It was concluded that the long-term assistance and support of the USA in strengthening the capacities of the public prosecution, both in the form of professional training, and in the form of the exchange of knowledge and experience with American prosecutors, as well as the strengthening of technical capacities, represent an example of close Serbian-American cooperation, which should be further developed, for which there is a good will among colleagues in the U.S. and in Serbia.

Source: RPPO, Date: 17.12.2020.

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