A meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Ukraine was held at the Constitutional Court of Ukraine

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A meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Ukraine was held at the Constitutional Court of Ukraine

On February 26, 2020, Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine Oleksandr Tupytskyi held a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Ukraine Takashi Kurai.

At the beginning of the meeting, the parties remembered with pleasure the dialogue initiated between the Constitutional Court of Ukraine and representatives of the Lower House of the Japanese Parliament last year. The Ambassador commended the information provided for the Japanese parliamentarians on the role of the Constitutional Court in the process of amending the Basic Law of the State. According to Takashi Kurai, discussions on amending the Constitution are currently underway in Japan, thus studying how the Constitutional Court operates and its role in this process is important for Japan.

In his turn, Oleksandr Tupytskyi stressed that during its activity the Constitutional Court of Ukraine has provided for about 40 opinions on amendments to the Basic Law of the state, and gladly shares its experience with partners.

During the meeting, the parties also touched upon some aspects of functioning and construction of the judicial systems of Ukraine and Japan as well as discussed possible forms of cooperation in the future.

The meeting was also attended by Deputy Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine Serhiy Holovaty, Judges of the Court Viktor Kryvenko, Petro Filiuk, Head of the Secretariat of the Court Viktor Beschastnyi and employees of the Embassy of Japan in Ukraine.

 

                        

                        

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