German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel stated that the German Justice Ministry will look into Turkey's request for the extradition of Syrian Kurdish leader Saleh Muslim in Berlin on Tuesday.

"It is true, that we received a verbal note from the Turkish Foreign Ministry, as always, we will send this request to the Justice Ministry and they will examine it on constitutional grounds," Gabriel said.

The call for extradition comes days after a Czech court denied a similar extradition request to Turkey, and released Muslim from police custody in Prague.

Muslim is wanted for his alleged involvement in a car bomb attack in March 2016 in Ankara, which killed 36 people. He currently has a $1 million (€813,000) bounty on his head.

The statement came while Gabriel was speaking to reporters alongside his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu, who is reportedly in Berlin to attend the Berlin ITB, which is the world's largest tourism fair.

Cavusoglu also commented on the situation in Syria, calling for a ceasefire and a stop to the regime's activities in Eastern Ghouta.

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