Report: Key Paris attacks suspect wants extradition to France

Salah Abdeslam, a key suspect in the November 13 attacks in Paris who was arrested last week in Brussels, wants extradition to France, Belgian and French media report citing Abdeslam's lawyer.

Abdeslam's case was due in court on Thursday, but his lawyer sought more time to study the dossier. The judge gave a new court date of April 7, broadcaster BFM-TV and Belgian state broadcaster RTBF report.

Last update: Thu, 24/03/2016 - 11:12
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