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Extradition of Oligarch Firtash to United States Remains "Suspended"

Published: November 14, 2019; 16:51 · (Vindobona)

Although Austria has already agreed to the extradition of Dmytro Firtash, the latter may remain in Austria, as the resumption application submitted by his lawyers has a suspensive effect. During the meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Vadym Prystaiko, Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg was confronted with the question of the state of affairs regarding Dmytro Firtash.

Extradition of oligarch Dmytro Firtash to United States of America remains "suspended". / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Authorized Ukrainian TV channel «Inter» Youtube stream [CC BY 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)]

According to the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation (ORF) and the Ukrinform agency, Schallenberg has countered the impression that Austria is using delaying tactics in the Dmytro Firtash (Dmitri Firtash) extradition case. Rather, Firtash and his lawyers are delaying the trial, Schallenberg said according to ORF.

Furthermore, the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation ORF quotes that…

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