MEXICO CITY, January 26. /TASS/. Panama’s National Assembly (parliament) has ratified the Treaty on mutual extradition of criminals with Russia signed last April, the Central American republic’s legislative body said in a statement on Monday.
The document noted that Panama and Russia had undertaken a commitment to extradite citizens who committed wrongdoings, which entail a prison term of no less than one year.
The treaty on mutual extradition of criminals was signed on April 29, 2015, in Panama by Russian Justice Minister Alexander Konovalov and Panama’s Vice President and Foreign Minister Isabel Saint Malo de Alvarado.
Since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries on March 29, 1991, Russia and Panama have signed 15 agreements in various areas.