Alexander Kuranov. Prague city Court on Tuesday, the second time in six months, adopted an opinion on issuance in the U.S. one citizen of Ukraine and 2 residents of c?te d " 'ivoire, who accused the us justice in the organization of the sale of weapons and drugs, told Czech radio.
The first such decision of the Prague city court has cancelled in June, the Supreme Court of the Czech Republic, asked on request protection at the U.S. Department of justice additional evidence that the defendants in the U.S. will not be used for the torture and abuse.
"After obtaining the necessary confirmation about the fact that the accused in the U.S. will be ensured," human treatment ", the Prague city court returned to the issue and again adopted an opinion on the issuance of all 3 in the USA ", - is reported in a dispatch radio.
The court also took into account data from America that the search and detention of the accused was not applied to the element of provocation, which is prohibited by Czech law.
One of the accused, Ali Fayad, a Lebanese by birth, now is a citizen of Ukraine. Two other - Fawzi Jaber and Khaled Marabi citizens of c?te d " 'ivoire.
They were all caught by law enforcement in the spring of 2014 in one of the Prague hotels After Their meeting with like members of the Colombian terrorist organization FARC, which posed as FBI agents. At the meeting in the hotel talked about the supply of cocaine in the United States and the purchase of weapons to fight against American soldiers in Colombia. Previous meetings of FBI agents with the accused took place in Ghana and Poland.
The supply of this weapon was obliged to supply Ali Fayyad. According to Czech media, he is a member of the Ukrainian company " UkrSpetsExport ", engaged in the sale of arms, and previously worked as an adviser to the Minister of defence of Ukraine.
Denying the element of provocation in the search and detention of the accused, the U.S. side said that their illegal actions All three began to implement even before the introduction thereto of employees of the FBI.
Immediately upon the adjournment of the meeting of the Prague court on Tuesday, lawyers for the defendants protested his opinion on the extradition of Their clients in the U.S., where they face imprisonment in jail for a lifetime. Their case will again discuss the Supreme Court of the Republic. The final verdict on the possibility of extradition to the USA will be obliged to make the Minister of justice of the Czech Republic.