UN experts: Russian laws comply with world anti-corruption standards

Russia has practically fully complied with the UN Convention against Corruption, the Russian Prosecutor General's Office said referring to UN Office on Drugs and Crime experts.

The experts held negotiations with the Russian Prosecutor General's Office in Moscow on Wednesday.

"The UN office on Drugs and Crime and experts had been verifying the compliance of Russian laws with international anti-corruption standards for 18 months and paid the visit for updating their opinion of the correlation of Russia's anti-corruption system with the Convention," the Office website said.

"Tentative findings of the experts are positive," the report said. "They recognize that the majority of Convention norms have been met fully."

The negotiations were held within the review of Russia's fulfillment of the UN Convention against Corruption.

Russia answered questions of the experts "about peculiarities of the enforcement of certain provisions of the Convention in Russia," the report said.

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