Treaty Between the Russian Federation and the Lao People's Democratic Republic on Transfer of Sentenced Persons (Moscow, September 26, 2017)

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TREATY
BETWEEN THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION AND THE LAO PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC ON TRANSFER OF SENTENCED PERSONS

THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION and THE LAO PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC, hereinafter referred to as the "Parties",

WISHING to further the development of international cooperation in the field of administering of sentences,

ASPIRING to facilitate the process of social rehabilitation of sentenced persons,

REGARDING the laws of the Parties in the sphere of sentence enforcement;

BELIEVING that giving sentenced persons the right to serve sentence in their country shall promote fulfilling these objectives;

HEREBY agree as follows:

Done in Moscow 26th of September 2017 in duplicate, each in Russian, Lao and English languages, all texts being equally authentic. In case of interpretation discrepancies, the English text shall prevail.

For the Russian Federation

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For the Lao People's Democratic Republic

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