Chinese President Xi Jinping said he expects deepened judicial cooperation within the framework of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) to fight crimes and resolve disputes more effectively.
Xi made the remarks in a congratulatory letter to the 13th Meeting of Supreme Court Chief Justices from the SCO member states held on Friday in Beijing, Xinhua reported.
President Xi noted that the SCO Supreme Court Chief Justices Meeting, as an important judicial cooperation mechanism of the organization, has played an important role in strengthening the concept of member states’ rule-of-law construction and institutional exchanges and deepening pragmatic cooperation in various fields.
The president also stressed that, at present, China is forming a system serving "the socialist rule of law with Chinese characteristics" and is building a country under "the socialist rule of law."
He hoped related parties will deepen judicial cooperation to more effectively combat crime, resolve dispute, create a sound legal environment to facilitate the implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative and promote regional development.
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