Indonesian President Joko Widodo, right, and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. An extradition treaty between the two countries has been approved by lawmakers. Photo: Reuters
Indonesian President Joko Widodo, right, and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. An extradition treaty between the two countries has been approved by lawmakers. Photo: Reuters
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Indonesia approves Singapore extradition treaty on corruption suspects and crimes committed up to 18 years ago

  • Jakarta is trying to retrieve billions of dollars in bailout money handed out during financial crises and never repaid by suspects
  • Treaty will apply to dozens of crimes committed as far back as 18 years ago, including drug, terrorism and money laundering offences

Indonesian President Joko Widodo, right, and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. An extradition treaty between the two countries has been approved by lawmakers. Photo: Reuters
Indonesian President Joko Widodo, right, and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. An extradition treaty between the two countries has been approved by lawmakers. Photo: Reuters
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