Kazakhstan and Italy agreed on criminal extradition


Kazakhstan and Italy agreed on criminal extraditionProsecutor-General of Kazakhstan Askhat Daulbayev and Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Italy to Kazakhstan Stefano Ravagnan signed agreements on mutual extradition of criminals and mutual legal assistance in criminal cases.

The Prosecutor General emphasized that it was the result of steady development of legal relations with the European society and trust to the legal system of Kazakhstan.

Italy is one of the first European countries that Kazakhstan signed a full package of interstate agreements in the criminal and legal sphere with. The agreement between the two states on extradition of criminals was signed in November 2013 and ratified by Kazakhstan last autumn.

A.Daulbayev noted that after the agreement came into force both sides now had legal ground for rendering mutual legal assistance, protection of the rights and interests of the citizens.

“We have similar agreements concluded with Spain, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic and talks on conducting such agreements with Monaco, Slovakia and other European countries are nearing completion,” he noted.