Putin submitted to the state Duma a Treaty of mutual assistance of the Russian Federation and Turkey in criminal cases

Putin submitted to the state Duma a Treaty of mutual assistance of the Russian Federation and Turkey in criminal cases


The President of Russia has submitted for ratification to the state Duma a Treaty that would allow the parties, upon request, to extradite to each other persons for criminal prosecution or execution of sentence. The agreement was signed in Ankara on 1 December 2014.

MOSCOW, 21 Oct. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin submitted for ratification to the state Duma the agreement between Russia and Turkey on mutual assistance in criminal matters and extradition, according to the Kremlin website.

The agreement will allow the parties, upon request, to extradite to each other persons for criminal prosecution or execution of sentence.

“The President submitted to the State Duma for ratification the agreement between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Turkey on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters and extradition”, — stated in the message.

The agreement was signed in Ankara on 1 December 2014 for development of the international legal framework of Russian-Turkish cooperation on issues of mutual legal assistance in criminal matters and extradition.