Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam wants to leave Belgium 'as quickly as possible'
March 24, 2016 - Uncategorized
Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam, who is still in Belgium, wants to leave for France “as quickly as possible” and will not fight extradition, his lawyer told reporters in Brussels on Thursday morning
This is a reversal from his previous legal battle. After his arrest on Friday, the lawyers defending 26-year-old Abdeslam, a French citizen who grew up in Brussels, had started a legal fight to prevent his extradition to France.
The French president and families of the 130 victims killed in the Nov. 13 attacks want him to stand trial after being on the run for four months. Read more…