Sunday, 10 March 2013 16: 32
Euphrates news} Saudi lawyer revealed Iraq, Abdel Rahman Hamad,
received a letter from the Iraqi Embassy in Riyadh referred to the
adoption of the Convention on the exchange of prisoners, expecting the
arrival of more than 50 Saudi detainees to the Kingdom within two or
three weeks. "
Hamad said in a press statement that "send an
inquiry to the Iraqi Embassy about the developments of the situation,
especially after constant talk about the establishment of the Joint
Commission, came the reply, saying he will begin the implementation of
the Convention on the exchange of prisoners between the two countries on
"There are certain operational steps adopted to
transfer prisoners from the two countries, especially after the arrival
of a high-level Iraqi delegation to Riyadh recently spent three days
during which he held several working meetings with specialists from the
Interior Ministry," he said, adding that "the two parties agreed on the
mechanism to implement the transfer of convicts to negative freedom
according to the 1983 Riyadh Convention and also approved a timetable
Hamad said that the "first phase include
prisoners with acquired peremptory class is highlighted sentences and
ratifying, the second phase is for convicted prisoners with acquired
peremptory class, and the third phase of prisoners in custody who has
not made the judicial sentences.
"This does not mean to stop
continuing to ask Iraqi officials to pardon all the detainees either
sentenced or not, as it promised the Iraqi Government accused civil
cases", pointing out that "two-thirds of the detainees whose cases are
Hamad asked the Interior Ministry to DTA special
treatment if transfer of detainees released to Saudi Arabia, and also
designated areas, away from other prisoners.
He noted that "of
the detainees sentenced to death in Iraq is still pending, and 6
detainees" Saudi Committee will go to Iraq to examine the file. "
agreement signed between the two countries provides for the retention
of the State conviction alone in legal and judicial jurisdiction in
respect of any type of action as a reconsideration of the judgment, that
each Contracting Party shall notify the other party promptly of the
jurisprudence on the right of citizens of the territory of that party,
extended the sanctions ended.
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