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In Brief: Extradition treaty with india sealed

In Brief: Extradition treaty with india sealed

The

National Assembly approved an extradition treaty with India on Tuesday,

allowing Cambodian nationals to be sent back to Cambodia if they have

received jail sentences in India of under six months, and Indian

citizens to be deported back to India instead of serving short jail

terms in Cambodia. There are currently no Cambodians in Indian prisons

and no Indians in Cambodians prison, but Cambodia has sentenced

citizens from 26 different nationalities to prison terms, said Nuth Sa

An, a secretary of state at the Ministry of Interior.

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