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Government seals extradition treaty with Russia

Government seals extradition treaty with Russia

The National Assembly on Friday announced the ratification of an extradition treaty with Russia.

The treaty bill was adopted on November 15 by the National Assembly, reviewed by the Senate on November 29, and was signed off by King Norodom Sihamoni on December 12.

The Post could not obtain more information on the bill’s contents, but it was announced that Moscow had signed off on the treaty in February last year.

Ministry of Justice spokesperson Chin Malin said on Sunday that Cambodia already had similar agreements with Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, China and South Korea.

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