Kazakhstan and Iran Cooperates In Legal Sector To Benefit Entrepreneurs From Both Countries
Kazakhstan and Iran have agreed to sign an agreement on legal assistance in civil matters as the two countries strengthen cooperation in economic and political ties.
International law lawyer, Abbas Kooch Nejad said based on the draft agreement, justice in the courts of both countries can be seek by individuals to protect their rights.
“The agreement will also promote legal cooperation between the two countries,” he said, adding that the deal will help to avoid controversies while expanding the scope of business deals between Kazakhstan and Iran.
The draft agreement is currently open for public debate until July 1st, 2019.
Based on the agreement, Kazakh citizens will be provided with the required consultation and assistance on civil, matrimonial, family, business, commercial and labor-related matters.
They will also enjoy the protection of individual and property rights in Iran, and vice versa for Iranian citizens in Kazakhstan.
In addition, Kazakh citizens will have the right to address the courts in Iran under the same conditions as Iranian citizens. Unjustified delay in legal proceedings involving Kazakhstanis will also be unacceptable under the new agreement.
An Iranian expert in international law, Karan Rohani said the agreement will clearly outline the rules and regulations in businesses and provide legal assistance to both Kazakhstanis and Iranians.