Prague reports delay in Turkish request to extradite Kurdish leader

The Czech Justice Minister reported Tuesday that it had not yet received Turkey’s formal request for the extradition of Saleh Muslim, former co-chair of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) and it could take several more days. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters in Istanbul that steps were being taken to avoid “an adverse outcome” to the extradition request.
Czech foreign minister Martin Stropnicky denied any link between the arrest of Muslim at his hotel in Prague on Saturday and the jailing in Turkey of two Czech nationals on charges of fighting for the YPG in Syria. If extradited to Turkey, Muslim would face 30 life sentences on charges of terrorism.

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2 thoughts on “Prague reports delay in Turkish request to extradite Kurdish leader

  • Feb 27, 2018 @ 14:29 at 14:29
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    It’s a SHAME that the Czechs are doing Er-DOG-an’s dirty work !

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  • Feb 27, 2018 @ 16:19 at 16:19
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    For sure there’s a blackmail. Typical ErDOG. Is this guy is a Syrian citizen?

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