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Agreement between Russia and Vietnam on the transfer of sentenced persons has been submitted to the State Duma for ratification

August 18, 2014

The President submitted to the State Duma for ratification the Agreement between the Russian Federation and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on the Transfer of Individuals Sentenced to Prison Terms, signed in Hanoi on November 12, 2013.

The purpose of the Agreement is to create an international legal framework for cooperation between Russia and Vietnam in the transfer of sentenced persons to the state whose citizens they are to serve their prison terms there. The agreement should help prisoners return to normal life.

August 18, 2014