Lithuanian justmin to raise issue of EU citizens' extradition to third countries

  • 2020-02-24
  • BNS/TBT Staff
VILNIUS – Lithuanian Justice Minister Elvinas Jankevicius is set to meet with European Commissioner Didier Reynders in Brussels on Monday and discuss a mechanism of EU citizens' legal protection from persecution by third countries. "Usually, EU countries do not extradite their citizens to third countries or extradition requests are assessed very thoroughly. But when the extradition request is not about our citizen but, for example, about a citizen of a neighboring country or another EU country, everything happens under a much simpler procedure, which raises...
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