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Readout of U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland’s Meeting with Vietnamese Prosecutor General Le Minh Tri

For Immediate Release
Office of Public Affairs

U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland met yesterday in Washington with Prosecutor General Le Minh Tri of the Supreme People’s Procuracy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

In the meeting, Attorney General Garland and Criminal Division Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Polite, Jr. welcomed Prosecutor General Le on his first official visit to the United States, and thanked Prosecutor General Le for Vietnam’s assistance in law enforcement matters.

Attorney General Garland and Assistant Attorney General Polite discussed with Prosecutor General Le the importance of both countries’ efforts to combat transnational organized crime, cyber and cyber-enabled crimes, public corruption, and human trafficking. The leaders also committed to further strengthening the bilateral law enforcement partnership, including on mutual legal assistance.

AG's Meeting with Vietnamese PG
Left to Right: Deputy Prosecutor General Nguyen Hai Tram, U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland, Prosecutor General Le Minh Tri, and Vietnamese Ambassador to the United States Nguyen Quoc Dzung

 

Updated December 13, 2022

Topics
Public Corruption
Human Trafficking
Cybercrime
Press Release Number: 22-1348