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STT took part in the EU member states anti-corruption institutions meeting

The representative of the Special Investigation Service (STT) participated in the meeting of the European Union (EU) member states contact-point network against corruption having taken place in Brussels during February 4 to 5.

The event organised by the European Commission was devoted to discussion of recent anticorruption initiatives and the Stockholm Programme.

The STT was appointed the member of the EU member states contact-point network against corruption following the Seimas (Parliament) resolution dated January 19 for the purpose of strengthening national anti-corruption policy and enhancing international cooperation in the spheres of prevention and combating corruption.

The decision adopted by the meeting emphasizes that the European Union member states contact-point network against corruption established on the basis of the European Partners Against Corruption (EPAC) would help to bring together and enhance cooperation between EU members states institutions and agencies seeking to curb corruption in the European Union and fighting with it.