November 2, 2017, Astana. On November 1st, 2017, within the framework of the official visit of the King of Jordan Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein to the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Ayman Hussein As-Safadi signed intergovernmental agreements in the field of combating crime.
In particular, Agreement on Extradition, aimed at extradition of wanted criminals, Agreement on legal assistance in criminal matters, regulating the interaction of law enforcement agencies in the investigation of crimes, and the Agreement on Transfer of Sentenced Persons, allowing citizens of both countries to serve a sentence of imprisonment, imposed by the foreign court, in their homeland.
Jordan has become the next country in the Arab world with which Kazakhstan has concluded such international treaties in the sphere of combating crime, maintenance of law and order.
It should be reminded that earlier our country signed similar agreements with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
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Note: In total, over the years of independence, the Republic of Kazakhstan has concluded 57 bilateral treaties with 29 countries in the field of combating crime, maintenance of law and order, of which 26 - on legal assistance in criminal cases, 16 - on extradition of persons and 15 - on transfer of sentenced persons, including with such states as the United States, Great Britain, China, India and Iran.