206811 5/13/2009 14:01 09STATE48729 Secretary of State UNCLASSIFIED 09STATE18567 P 131401Z MAY 09 FM SECSTATE WASHDC TO AMEMBASSY BUCHAREST PRIORITY INFO USEU BRUSSELS PRIORITY UNCLAS STATE 048729
BUCHAREST FOR CHRISTOPHER ELLIS AND USEU BRUSSELS FOR DOJ MARY LEE WARREN
E.O. 12958: N/A TAGS: CJAN, KTIA, PREL, RO SUBJECT: ENTRY INTO FOR OF U.S.-ROMANIA EXTRADITION TREATY
REF: STATE 18567
1. Secretary Clinton and Romanian Foreign Minister Cristian Diaconescu exchanged Instruments of Ratification concerning the Extradition Treaty between the United States of America and Romania, signed at Bucharest on September 10, 2007. In accordance to Article 23(2) of the Treaty, the Treaty shall enter into force upon the exchange of the instruments of ratification. The Extradition Treaty entered into force on Friday, May 8, 2009.
2. During the same ceremony Secretary Clinton and Foreign Minister Diaconescu exchanged Instruments of Ratification of the Protocol to the Treaty between the United States of America and Romania on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters signed in Washington on May 26, 1999, signed at Bucharest on September 10, 2007. The Protocol will enter into force on the date of entry into force of the Mutual Legal Assistance Agreement between the United States of America and the European Union.