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Law ratifying Russia-Laos extradition agreement

December 20, 2016

Vladimir Putin signed Federal Law On Ratification of the Agreement between the Russian Federation and the Lao People’s Democratic Republic on Extradition.

The Agreement, drafted in accordance with existing contractual practice, Russian laws and international standards, was signed in St Petersburg on May 28, 2015, with a view to developing the international legal framework of Russian-Lao cooperation on extradition issues.

Under the Agreement, the parties undertake, on a reciprocal basis and in accordance with the Agreement’s provisions, to extradite, upon request of either party, individuals on the other party’s territory wanted for criminal prosecution or execution of a sentence in the requesting country.

December 20, 2016