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Mongolia to sign prisoner swap deal with Vietnam


The Parliament­ary Standing Committee on Justice approved a bill for a prisoner swap deal between Mongolia and Vietnam at its latest meeting on Wednesday.

A third of all members of the committee voted for the bill.

Currently, a total of 174 Mongolian nationals are serving prison sentences outside Mongolia. According to the committee, 115 Mongolians are imprisoned in China, 18 in South Korea, 12 in Macao, nine in Russia, another nine in Turkey, six in Kazakhstan, three in the USA, three in Singapore, two in the Czech Republic, one in Belgium, Sweden, Slovakia, Japan, Hungary, Poland and Thailand respective­ly.

On the other hand, Mongolian is keeping 19 foreigner prisoners, two of which are Vietnamese.

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