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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Attorney General Sessions Meets with Croatian Interior Minister and Justice Minister

A Department of Justice official released the following statement at the conclusion of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' meetings with Croatian Interior Minister Davor Božinović and Justice Minister Dražen Bošnjaković:

"Attorney General Sessions had productive meetings with Interior Minister Božinović and Justice Minister Bošnjaković, and the Attorney General reiterated his commitment to build on the strong U.S.-Croatia relationship. The Attorney General recognized Croatia's support for the regional Rule of Law training programs in the Western Balkans, for which the ministers have provided more than five years of expertise. Attorney General Sessions also thanked the ministers for their continued collaboration with the Justice Department's Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development Assistance and Training (OPDAT) and International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP), programs that help police, prosecutors, and judges in the region fight corruption and transnational organized crime. Finally, Attorney General Sessions expressed his support for an updated bilateral extradition treaty to enhance cooperation and reflect the increasingly transnational nature of crime."

Please find Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ remarks from the U.S.-Croatia press availability here.

Press Release Number: 
18-684
Updated May 25, 2018