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France: Court postpones Haradinaj extradition decision02:39

France: Court postpones Haradinaj extradition decision

France, Colmar
April 6, 2017 at 19:59 GMT -00:00 · Published

A French court of appeal postponed a decision on the possible extradition of former Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj to Serbia, in the north-eastern city of Colmar on Thursday. The next hearing on Haradinaj's case is scheduled on April, 26.

The former leader of Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) was due to be extradited to Serbia, where he would face charges of the alleged crimes he committed during his stint as prime minister.

Haradinaj was arrested on charges of committing war crimes during the Kosovo War 1998-99. He was arrested by French authorities earlier this year at the Basel-Mulhouse airport, Saint-Louis, on an international warrant filed by Serbia in 2004.

The KLA is designated as a terrorist organisation by Serbia and Haradinaj has faced trial in The Hague twice; both times receiving acquittals. He served as prime minister of Kosovo in the period between 2004 and 2005.

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A French court of appeal postponed a decision on the possible extradition of former Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj to Serbia, in the north-eastern city of Colmar on Thursday. The next hearing on Haradinaj's case is scheduled on April, 26.

The former leader of Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) was due to be extradited to Serbia, where he would face charges of the alleged crimes he committed during his stint as prime minister.

Haradinaj was arrested on charges of committing war crimes during the Kosovo War 1998-99. He was arrested by French authorities earlier this year at the Basel-Mulhouse airport, Saint-Louis, on an international warrant filed by Serbia in 2004.

The KLA is designated as a terrorist organisation by Serbia and Haradinaj has faced trial in The Hague twice; both times receiving acquittals. He served as prime minister of Kosovo in the period between 2004 and 2005.

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