Ukraine and Jordan Agree to Mutual Legal Assistance
The treaty will help in extraditions
Photo Ukrainian Justice Ministry
Justice Minister of Ukraine Denys Maliuska and Justice Minister of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Bassam Samir Talhouni signed a treaty on mutual legal assistance.
The signing ceremony was in Kyiv on Wednesday (Nov. 27).
“The Justice Ministers of Ukraine and Jordan have signed interstate treaties on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters, mutual legal assistance in civil matters, the transfer of convicted persons and the extradition of perpetrators,” reads a statement from the Ukrainian Justice Ministry.
“I believe that the treaties we have signed today will help to protect the rights and interests of our citizens, as well as to strengthen cooperation between state authorities of both countries,” Maliuska said.
The implementation of the treaties will help cooperation in judicial reviews, the investigation and the trial of criminal cases, ensure the possibility of extradition of persons accused or convicted of committing crimes, and the transfer of sentenced persons to serve the sentence in the state of their nationality.