(VOV) – The Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) and the Indian Embassy to Vietnam have signed documents on an Extradition Treaty between the nations.
Addressing the signing ceremony on August 12, Deputy Foreign Minister Ho Xuan Son thanked the Indian side for coordinating with the MoFA to finalize all formalities for the exchange of documents approving the Extradition Treaty between Vietnam and India.
Son expressed hopes that both countries will continue to closely cooperate to implement the treaty effectively thus meeting the two countries’ aspirations and further developing the ties of the time-honoured friendship and comprehensive cooperation for their prosperous development and for the sake of peace and stability in the region and wider world.
Indian ambassador to Vietnam Rannjit Rae said the two sides have implemented the two important agreements on justice and extradition and are moving towards carrying out an agreement on criminal matters in the future.
The exchange of documents on the treaty represents a landmark in the constant development of partnership between the two countries after five years of establishment.
The treaty demonstrates both sides’ commitments to improving effective cooperation in combating and extraditing crime. It covers fundamental principles, contents related to extradition cooperation between the two countries which provides a legal foundation for executive bodies to promote information exchange and expand cooperation, the Indian diplomat said.