29 Apr '16, 9pm

Indonesia, China plan to sign extradition pact - The Straits Times

Indonesia, China plan to sign extradition pact - The Straits Times

Indonesia and China plan to sign an extradition treaty in a bid to arrest fugitives, particularly those convicted of corruption and suspected of hiding in China, Hong Kong and Macau, said Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Affairs Minister Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan. "We have deported many Chinese citizens who commit crime or who have legal problems. We hope it works both ways and such cooperation will strengthen if we have an extradition agreement," Mr Luhut was quoted by the state news agency Antara as saying during an official visit to Beijing this week. He led an Indonesian delegation to China earlier this week to meet Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi. At their meeting, both parties agreed to increase economic, security and legal cooperation. They also agreed to have more joint efforts to promote law enforcement, anti-terrorism and drug control, among other th...

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