European court: Extradition of Estonian citizen to Russia by Latvia justified

  • 2016-09-06
  • BNS/TBT Staff
TALLINN - The European Court of Justice has determined that the extradition by Latvia of an Estonian citizen to Russia, which had put the man's name on the Interpol wanted list as suspect in a serious drug related crime, is justified. Specifically, the court determined in the preliminary ruling that a member state is not required to grant a national of one member state who is in the territory of another member state and who is the subject of an extradition request by a third state the same legal protection as that which protects the nationals of that other member stat...
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