On October 24, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Leningrad region Sergei Shabanov signed an agreement on cooperation with the regional Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation.
The agreement provides the full cooperation of the ombudsman and the leadership of the Investigation Department, in particular, the exchange of information, joint hotlines and citizen receptions, participation in the work of advisory bodies, meetings and forums.
"The signing of the Agreement is an important step towards respecting and protecting human rights. This indicates the openness of the body and its readiness to take into account and hear the opinion of the Commissioner", said Sergei Shabanov.
Adapted by the Press Service of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Leningrad Region