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May 18, 2021

Romania, Norway sign social integration treaty

Romania and Norway signed, on Tuesday, in Oslo, the “Treaty between Romania and the Kingdom of Norway on the transfer of sentenced criminals,” which is to facilitate social rehabilitation, in the country of origin, of sentenced individuals who are citizens of one of the two countries, a release by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) announces. The state secretary with the Romanian Ministry of Justice explained that, by this treaty, Roma­nian authorities take responsibility in the prevention of and fight against crimes committed by Roma­nian citizens in the Kingdom of Norway. The Norwegian Minister of Justice and Police stated that, out of the total of 1,150 foreign citizens serving sentences in Norwegian prisons, only 59 are Romanians.

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