In order to protect the rights of nationals of Kazakhstan abroad, four of our nationals sentenced by Chinese courts for smuggling drugs and murder for different terms of punishment were conveyed from Urumqi by the officials of the Prosecutor General’s Office and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan with the assistance of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Embassy of Kazakhstan in People’s Republic of China.
Decisions on transferring them to Kazakhstan by the competent authorities of China made in the implementation of the Treaty between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the People's Republic of China on transfer of convicts from February 22, 2011 (which was ratified by the law of the Republic of Kazakhstan from November 20, 2013, People's Republic of China ratified on July 1, 2015) and based on the application of the convicts.
The relevant decisions of the courts of Kazakhstan were sent to the competent authorities of the PRC as the guarantee for the recognition and enforcement of sentences of Chinese courts regarding these persons.
The transferred convicts will serve the remaining term of punishment in prisons of Kazakhstan in accordance with the national legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Prosecutor General’s press office of the Republic of Kazakhstan