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OVERCROWDED PRISONS FEATURE HIGH ON TALKS BETWEEN MINISTERS OF JUSTICE, INTERIOR

Minister of Justice Salim Jreissati and Interior and Municipalities Minister Nouhad Mashnouk discussed on Monday the issue of overcrowded prisons, and cooperation between the two ministries in this field during a meeting held at the Ministry of Justice.

In the wake of the meeting, Mashnouk said that consultations with the Minister of Justice were ongoing. "I consider him [Minister of Justice] to be an element of political balance necessary for all developments in the country," Mashnouk said.

"The reason behind this visit is to discuss the issue of overcrowded prisons, especially by displaced Syrians, and to find a practical formula for this issue in cooperation between the Ministries of Interior and Justice," Mashnouk added.

Source: National News Agency