The court of Israel on the case on extradition of Russian citizen Burkova postponed until January 21

The court of Israel on the case on extradition of Russian citizen Burkova postponed until January 21


JERUSALEM, December 27. /Corr. Andrey Shirokov/. Meeting of the magistrate’s court of Jerusalem on the question of the extradition of citizen of the Russian Federation Alexey Burkov on request of the competent authorities, the U.S. postponed for 21 January. About TASS said the head of the consular Department of the Russian Embassy in Israel Ruslan Kandaurov.

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“The hearing is postponed until January 21 to provide additional materials,” he said.

Kandaurov confirmed that “the meeting was held behind closed doors”. However, he noted that “Russian diplomats have been admitted” to it. “Work closely with the lawyers of the detained Russian citizen,” – said Kandaurov.

Previously assigned to the lawyer of the detainee Russian Mikhail Ironi told the correspondent that the hearing Burkova will be held closed to the press. “There is a court decision behind closed doors, nothing more from the information I can’t give you,” said he.

Last Friday, Kandaurov said that “when you leave the country (Israel – ed.) On December 13, a Russian citizen Alexey Burkov during the passport control he was detained by local law enforcement agencies”. “Received by the consular Department of the Russian Embassy in Israel information, the detention was due to the request of the competent U.S. authorities,” – said the head of the consular Department of the Russian Embassy in Israel.