Ukrainian businessman Dmitry Firtash was arrested in Vienna on the basis of the warrant of arrest that was issued by Spain.
About it writes The Guardian with reference to the press-Secretary of Prosecutor’s office of Vienna after the court granted the request for extradition of the businessman of the United States.
“Firtash’s arrest is technically not associated with the court’s decision on extradition was made on the basis of a warrant issued by Spain”, – the newspaper quotes words of the representative of the Prosecutor’s office.
According to her, it is too early to speak about implementation of the European arrest warrant will affect the decision on the extradition of Firtash in the USA.
Other details of the case, she refused to give.
Photos from the place of arrest published in his microblog on Twitter journalist Time Simon Schuster.
“Only that Firtash was arrested at the courthouse by the Austrian police. Lawyers confirm that he is now in custody,” he wrote.
In the press service of the Firtash denied the incident.
“Information about the arrest is not true. The police wasn’t there. The bailiff pushed journalists who were not given Firtash out of the courtroom,” – said the press service of the oligarch.
Earlier it became known that Spain also “claims” to extradite the oligarch.
We will remind, the Ukrainian oligarch, was arrested March 12, 2014 in the capital of Austria on request of the Federal Bureau of investigation (FBI) and placed in a detention facility.
30 April 2015 in Vienna by judge Christoph Bauer refused to grant the oligarch States.
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