Russia asks Ukraine to extradite Dukuzov accused of Forbes editor murder

Source : 112 Ukraine

Russian Prosecutor General's Office sent a request for the extradition of Magomed Dukuzov
12:53, 18 December 2017

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The Prosecutor General's Office of Russia sent a request to Ukraine for the extradition of Magomed Dukuzov, who is accused of murdering the editor-in-chief of the Russian version of Forbes magazine, Paul Klebnikov. This was reported by TASS agency with reference to the press service of the Prosecutor General's Office.

"In connection with locating Dukuzov on the territory of Ukraine, the General Prosecutor's Office of the Russian Federation on May 29 sent a request to the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine to extradite him for criminal prosecution. So far, the competent authorities of Ukraine have not received official information on the decision taken on request to extradite Dukuzov, "the Prosecutor General's Office stressed.

Related: Georgian media say Ukraine, Georgia secretly negotiating Saakashvili’s extradition

As it was reported earlier the Ministry of Foreign affairs of Ukraine does not participate in the negotiations on the possible extradition of Mikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia and former head of Odesa Regional Administration. 

'The Foreign Ministry does not hold the negotiations. Georgia is in my capacity but there were no contacts from the Foreign Ministry. Such requests are made by the Ministry of Justice to the Prosecutor's General Office. The Foreign Ministry does not participate in this process', Bodnar noted.

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