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Kazakhstan and the UAE agreed on extradition of sentenced persons

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The Deputy Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Mohammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan signed an agreement between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the United Arab Emirates on the transfer of sentenced persons in Astana within the framework of the official visit of the crown prince of Abu Dhabi.

The agreement was signed by the General Prosecutor Kairat Kozhamzharov and the Minister of Justice of the United Arab Emirates Sultan bin Said Al-Badi.

The international document will allow citizens of both countries to serve their sentence in their homeland in case of their conviction for crimes to imprisonment abroad. In its turn this will create favorable conditions for the rehabilitation and integration of sentenced persons in the society of their citizenship.

Currently, five Kazakhstani citizens serve their sentence in the UAE which, will be able to apply for extradition after ratifying the Agreement.

Since March 16, 2009 the two countries have an agreement on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters and extradition of persons.

During this period, 9 persons in particular A. Ananiev, who took out women for sexual exploitation, R. Nayzbai, who committed the theft of more than 50 million tenge hiding in the territory of the Arab Emirates were extradited to Kazakhstan.

The United Arab Emirates has become another country in the Persian Gulf, which Kazakhstan has created the entire necessary international legal framework for cooperation in combating crime, ensuring law and order, and protecting the fundamental rights and interests of citizens with.

Press Office of the General Prosecutor's Office

 

 

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