Cabinet Approves Signing of Extradition Pact With Afghanistan


New Delhi: India and Afghanistan will soon sign an extradition treaty to hand over each other's wanted terrorists and other criminals with the Union Cabinet on Monday giving its nod for the pact.

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Meanwhile Union Cabinet approved the signing and ratification of an extradition treaty between India and Afghanistan.

The treaty would provide a legal framework for seeking extradition of terrorists, economic offenders and other criminals from and to the Afghanistan.

The approval for the extradition treaty comes ahead of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's proposed visit to New Delhi for bilateral talks with the Indian leadership later this month.