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Russian Arms Dealer Will Not be Returned to Home Country

Nov 28th, 2012 AIII Courts, Current Affairs

Reuters recently reported that Russia’s request to extradite Viktor Bout — a convicted arms dealer who was sentenced to twenty-five years in prison by a Manhattan federal court — has been denied by the United States.

Bout, the article states, was found guilty of attempting to sell arms to militants targeting U.S. soldiers in Columbia.

Reuters quotes the Commissioner for Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law at the Foreign Ministry, Konstantin Dolgov, as saying:

We have received with concern the decision by the U.S. Department of Justice in relation to Viktor Bout. [Moscow] will continue to use all diplomatic and legal options to send Viktor Bout to Russia.

 

The full Reuters article can be found here.

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