ARMENIAN PARLIAMENT APPROVES AGREEMENT ON TRANSFER OF PERSONS TO
INTERNATIONAL COURTS BETWEEN ARMENIA AND USA



YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 28. ARMINFO. The Armenian Parliament approves
Agreement on transfer of persons to international courts between
Armenia and the USA.

According to Armenian Justice Minister David Haroutiunyan, the
document regulates relations of the criminal authority on transfer of
the persons having inviolability status to international courts. The
agreement says that a persons of one party cannot to transferred to
the international court or to a third country without agreement of the
given party except the cases when the international court is guided by
the decision of the UN Security Council. The given point contradicts
to the Code of Criminal Proceedings of Armenia, the minister says. In
case of a necessity the parties can refuse from the agreement if its
implementation contradicts to another international agreement. The
minister notes that the Constitutional Court of Armenia has approved
the given agreement and informed that it has not come into effect in
the USA yet.